My family loves to get together for cocktails, appetizers and desserts. We enjoy sitting around visiting with each other and having little plates of fabulous finger foods…this always leaves room for a yummy cocktail and a decadent dessert without stuffing ourselves silly with a huge meal in between (we have learned this lesson the hard way)!
This appetizer really doesn’t need much explanation. It is super easy, requires no cooking and looks absolutely beautiful on a plate. You can make this recipe as big or as small as you’d like, we generally have 5 or 6 different appetizers so we plan one of these per person, this recipe is for 6 skewers.
6 wooden skewers
18 sweet cherry tomatoes
12 small fresh mozzarella balls
2 Tbsp. pesto
12 basil leaves
In a small bowl, toss fresh mozzarella in the pesto and refrigerate for about 30 minutes.
Assemble the skewers by alternating the ingredients…start with a tomato, next a pesto marinated mozzarella ball, then a fresh basil leaf. Repeat, ending with a cherry tomato. Trim the ends of the skewers if necessary to fit on your serving dish.
This recipe is shared at:
5 Ingredient Monday, Slightly Indulgent Tuesday, Fat Tuesday, Gluten-Free Wednesday, Allergy Friendly Lunchbox Love, Allergy-Free Wednesday, Whole Food Wednesday, Gluten-Free Fridays, Wednesday Extravaganza