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Strawberry Caprese Skewers Recipe

Strawberry Caprese Skewers Recipe

This quick and easy strawberry Caprese skewers appetizer is sure to be a hit at your next party. This fun variation of the traditional Caprese salad replaces the classic tomato with sweet strawberries, which pair beautifully with the rich balsamic glaze and fresh basil.

Ingredients for this Recipe:

  • 16 fresh, small strawberries, washed and cut in half across the width, hull intact
  • 32 medium fresh basil leaves, washed and patted dry
  • 16 Ciliegine (mini-Mozzarella balls)
  • 1 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 16 [6”] wooden skewers
  • Optional: 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil to drizzle

How to Make Strawberry Caprese Skewers with Glaze:

Step 1:

Thread the top half of one strawberry onto a wooden skewer with the hull facing up. Next, fold one basil leaf in half, dark side facing out, and add it to the skewer. Add one mini-Mozzarella ball, followed by another folded basil leaf, and the bottom half of the strawberry.

Step 2:

Repeat Step #1 with the remaining strawberries, basil, and Mozzarella until you have 16 completed skewers. Arrange on a serving platter and set aside.

Step 3:

To prepare the glaze, add balsamic vinegar to a small sauté pan over medium-high heat. Cook, stirring frequently until the vinegar is reduced to about 1/3 of its original volume.

Step 4:

Remove glaze from heat and let cool slightly. Drizzle over the skewers, along with some extra virgin olive oil, if desired. Serve immediately. Enjoy this party appetizer with strawberries!

Strawberry skewers recipe

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Strawberry Caprese Skewers Recipe

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Appetizer Italian
Serves: 4
Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 0 minutes Total Time: 10 minutes

Strawberry Caprese skewers recipe with homemade balsamic glaze, very easy to make with just a few ingredients, perfect party appetizer with strawberry. Enjoy!

Ingredients

  • 16 fresh, small strawberries, washed and cut in half across the width, hull intact
  • 32 medium fresh basil leaves, washed and patted dry
  • 16 Ciliegine (mini-Mozzarella balls)
  • 1 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 16 [6”] wooden skewers
  • Optional: 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil to drizzle

Instructions

1

Thread the top half of one strawberry onto a wooden skewer with the hull facing up. Next, fold one basil leaf in half, dark side facing out, and add it to the skewer. Add one mini-Mozzarella ball, followed by another folded basil leaf, and the bottom half of the strawberry.

2

Repeat Step #1 with the remaining strawberries, basil, and Mozzarella until you have 16 completed skewers. Arrange on a serving platter and set aside.

3

To prepare the glaze, add balsamic vinegar to a small sauté pan over medium-high heat. Cook, stirring frequently until the vinegar is reduced to about 1/3 of its original volume.

4

Remove glaze from heat and let cool slightly. Drizzle over the skewers, along with some extra virgin olive oil, if desired. Serve immediately. Enjoy!

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