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I like to use the little six inch skewers. You can easily fit a few pieces on the sharp end. For these caprese salad skewers you could slide on as many pieces of tomato and cheese as you like. I like the pattern of mozzarella between two leaves of basil and then two cherry tomatoes. Also, I like to use the mini bocconcini or fresh buffalo mozzarella. It’s the same size as the cherry or grape tomatoes so it looks pretty and minimizes prep time.
Everyone loves a caprese salad but when you want to serve it as an appetizer it can be a little messy. Imagine holding a glass of wine, a small plate with the normal caprese salad, a knife and fork and, well, you get the picture. Here is a novel way to serve the salad in bite size form and it looks great on the serving dish too! Caprese Salad on a Stick Ingredients: Cherry Tomatoes Fresh Mozzarella Balls (use Buffalo mozzarella for GMO-free option) Large Basil Leaves Olive Oil & Balsamic Vinegar