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Caprese Skewers with Balsamic Glaze

Nutrition Facts
Amount per Serving
  • Calories: 10
  • Protein: 1 g
  • Total Fat: 0.5 g
    • Unsaturated Fat: 0.5 g
    • Saturated Fat: 0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate: 1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0 g
  • Total Sugar: 1 g
    • Natural Sugar: 1 g
    • Added Sugar: 0 g
  • Sodium: 5 mg

This is a classic dish (the tasty pairing of tomato and mozzarella) with an adorable presentation—perfect for a snack or party pass-around. If you don’t want to make your own balsamic drizzle, you can buy a thick pre-made balsamic glaze or use any favorite vinaigrette dressing.

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This recipe makes about 40 pieces
Ingredients:

For the honey balsamic drizzle:

  • • ½ cup balsamic vinegar
  • • ½ tablespoon honey

For the tomato-mozzarella skewers:

  • • 1 cup basil leaves, torn into bite-sized pieces
  • • 40 pieces (about 1 cup) fresh mozzarella pearls
  • • 20 pieces (about 1 cup) multi-colored grape tomatoes, halved
  • • 40 large toothpicks or thin skewers
Preparation:

To make the glaze, combine the balsamic and honey in a small saucepan and bring to a gentle boil over high heat. Reduce the heat to medium-low and simmer for about 10 minutes, or until the balsamic is thick, syrupy, and has reduced by half. Set aside until ready to use.

To assemble the skewers, thread a piece of basil through the toothpick followed by a mozzarella pearl and tomato half. Continue until you have 40 pieces and all of the ingredients are used up. Transfer the skewers to a serving platter and drizzle over the balsamic glaze, or serve on the side as a dip.

 

Nutrition info is based on 1 skewer with 1/2  teaspoon Honey-Balsamic Glaze

Want more mozzarella? Try this Caprese Salad!