Tomato Mozzarella Skewers

This summer-friendly appetizer is ready in a jiffy. Mix up types of cherry tomatoes to get a different variety of colors and nutrients. Can also substitute a different seasonal fruit for the tomatoes. Consider sliced peaches, nectarine cubes, or pineapple chunks. Like a caprese salad on a stick!
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  • 2 cups fresh mozzarella balls
  • 2 cups mixed red and yellow cherry tomatoes
  • bunch of fresh basil leaves
  • juice of 1 large lemon
  • 2 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • Ground black pepper to taste


  • Line skewers alternating mozzarella with cherry tomatoes. Add basil leaves between tomato and mozzarella, or, lay skewers on a bed of basil leaves for guests to pick. Season skewers with fresh ground black pepper. Combine olive oil, balsamic vinegar, lemon, and oregano to make a vinaigrette. Before serving, gently drizzle vinaigrette over skewers.
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