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Cherry Tomatoes, Mozzarella and Basil Skewers

If you are looking for an easy, no-cook and make-ahead appetizer for your upcoming cocktail party, then look no further, because these super-tasty skewers are your perfect choice. Fresh tomatoes, mozzarella, and basil are a classic combination for a salad, that epitomizes easy-living, Italian style and putting it on a stick is even an easier way for your guests to enjoy it.

Also, these cherry tomatoes, mozzarella, and basil sticks ensure a perfect ration tomato to cheese to basil. On the plus side, it’s also vegetarian and gluten-free. That being said, this is a great way to serve cherry tomato-mozzarella-basil salad and it is truly a crowd-pleaser. Enjoy!

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Total cooking time: 0 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 8 bocconcini (small mozzarella balls)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon oregano
  • 16 small cherry tomatoes
  • 48 fresh basil leaves

Preparation

Slice the bocconcini into thirds and put them in a bowl along with the olive oil, parsley, oregano and black pepper. Stir the mixture.

Cut the cherry tomatoes in half. Thread each tomato half on a skewer or toothpick, followed by a basil leaf, bocconcini, basil and another tomato half. Repeat the threading process with the remaining ingredients.

Cherry Tomatoes, Mozzarella and Basil Skewers

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