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Caprese Skewers With Pesto is an easy reciipe for a homemade pesto dipping sauce served with skewers of fresh basil, mozzarella and tomatoes.
Caprese Skewers With Pesto
Prep Time
15 mins
 

Caprese Skewers With Pesto, a simple homemade pesto dipping sauce served with skewers of fresh basil, mozzarella and tomatoes, is the perfect indulgence when you unwind after a busy week. 

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: caprese skewers, caprese with pesto, caprese,
Servings: 8
Author: Gwynn Galvin
Ingredients
Basil Pesto:
Caprese Skewers:
  • 16 basil leaves
  • 16 bocconcini, halved
  • 8 grape tomatoes, halved crosswise
  • 4- inch wooden skewers
Instructions
Basil Pesto:
  1. Place olive oil, lemon juice, basil leaves, almonds, Parmesan, garlic, lemon zest and kosher salt in blender or food processor. If using a blender, be sure to put the olive oil and lemon juice in first for easy blending. Puree or process until blended.
Caprese Skewers:
  1. Arrange basil leaf, half bocconcini, half tomato and half bocconcini on each skewer. Repeat to make 16 skewers.
  2. Serve skewers with pesto dipping sauce or brush some of the pesto on skewers and serve with remaining dipping sauce.
Recipe Notes

Makes 8 servings. 2 skewers per serving.