Caprese Salad Skewers
Caprese Salad Skewers
Try this quick and easy party food recipe from Tia Mowry at Home.
  • Difficulty Level Easy
  • Technique Grilling
  • Preparation Time 20 minutes
  • Cooking Time 5 minutes
  • Yield 4 - 6 servings
  • 3 slices crusty French bread, each ½inch thick, cut into 24 cubes
  • 4 tablespoons Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 teaspoon grated Parmesan
  • ½ teaspoon Garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon Kosher Salt
  • ½ teaspoon freshly Ground Black Pepper
  • 12 Basil leaves
  • 12 Grape Tomatoes, sliced in half
  • 12 Cigieline Mozzarella balls, sliced in half

Special equipment: 24 small skewers or toothpicks

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. In a large bowl, toss the bread cubes with 2 tablespoons of the oil, the Parmesan, garlic powder, 1/2 teaspoon of the salt and 1/4 teaspoon of the pepper. Bake until golden brown, 5 to 7 minutes.
  2. Slice the basil leaves in half lengthwise. To assemble skewers, thread with a bread cube, piece of basil leaf, tomato half and piece of cheese. Place the finished skewers on a platter. Drizzle with the remaining 2 tablespoons of oil and sprinkle with the remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper.

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