Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 0 mins
- 1/4 cup chopped basil
- 3 tablespoons Strawberry Balsamic Vinegar
- 2 tablespoons Basil Pesto Grapeseed Oil
- 20 small fresh mozzarella cheese balls
- 20 leaves basil
- 20 grape tomatoes
- Add basil, Strawberry Balsamic Vinegar, and Basil Pesto Grapeseed Oil. Mix to combine.
- Thread one mozzarella ball, one basil leaf, and one grape tomato on a skewer. Repeat till all the 10 skewers have been skewed or until all the ingredients get finished.
- Sprinkle balsamic mixture over all of the skewers.
- Serve immediately.
- 90 Calories (kcal)
- 8 Fat (g)
- 3.5 Saturated Fat (g)
- 2 Carbohydrates (g)
- 2 Sugar (g)
- 4 Protein (g)
- 20 Cholesterol (mg)
- 25 Sodium (mg)
To get the perfect mozzarella, look out for specialist cheese shops, or groceries in supermarkets. How do you know if the cheese you are buying is suitable? The only sure way is by you tasting it. While in the shop, don't be afraid to ask for samples to feel to be exactly sure of what you are buying. Taste first with your nose, then with your mouth. You should expect a long length of flavor from a good cheese.
Various mozzarella recipes require the use of either fresh or old cheese. For satisfactory result, use the real thing or else you will get unsatisfactory result.
Tomatoes are some of the popular vegetables and come in a wide variety, shapes, and flavor. Other than being juicy and sweet, they are valuable in your diet. You can use them in salads or can use in cooking food. Whichever, way you use them; they come with lots of health-enhancing properties.
When buying basil, Select basil bunches that are bright in color with fresh, fragrant leaves and firm stems. Do not buy if the bunches are wilted, yellowed or have black leaves. Basil is very perishable and for or short-term storage, refrigerate in a sealed resealable plastic bag for some days.
Buy cheese from specialist cheese shops, or groceries in supermarkets. Do not choose very old cheese. To ensure that you get the best cheese, you have to taste it. While in the shop, don't be afraid to ask for samples to feel to be exactly sure of what you are buying. Taste first with your nose, then with your mouth. You should expect a long length of flavor from a good cheese. In any cheese, you should look for a balance of flavors
Slice your mozzarella cheese into slices of similar thickness to that of the tomatoes. If your cheese is made up of big chunks, you need to drain them and then slice them uniformly. To get the right thickness of the mozzarella, when purchasing, look for the packages marked with pre-sliced but not sliced. It helps in getting perfect size.
` Caprese skewers come out best when all the ingredients used are still fresh. You should also feast on this wonderful salad while it is still fresh to enjoy its rich taste and flavor
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