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.
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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.
Arrange basil leaf, half bocconcini, half tomato and half bocconcini on each skewer. Repeat to make 16 skewers.
Serve skewers with pesto dipping sauce or brush some of the pesto on skewers and serve with remaining dipping sauce.
Makes 8 servings. 2 skewers per serving.