Tomatoes bursting with flavor alongside mozzarella and fresh basil, then drizzled with olive oil and balsamic vinegar and sprinkled with kosher salt and freshly cracked pepper. This was an incredibly simple and delicious summer side dish to accompany a grilled dinner. I was able to prepare these in less time than it took for the steaks to rest after grilling.
Caprese Skewers with Balsamic and Olive Oil
20 Campari or Cherry tomatoes
20 small slices of mozarella cheese
10 basil leaves, torn in half
Extra virgin olive oil
Freshly cracked pepper
Slide the tomatoes, mozzarella and basil leaves onto skewers and place them on a serving dish. Drizzle them with extra virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar. Sprinkle with kosher salt and freshly cracked pepper. Enjoy!