Caprese Skewers

By Rena |

These Caprese Skewers are so easy to put together and keto-friendly. Ready in just minutes with no fuss required, these make a perfect appetizer for party or gathering. 

cherry tomato, basil leaf and mozzarella balls on a skewer

Easy to make Caprese Skewers

Having some sort of Caprese salad on your dinner when you are having a party or family gathering is a must. But these Caprese skewers are much more fun and fancy when you are having people over. They are so easy to make you can even have tour kids help out with making these. Set them up on a plate, drizzle with balsamic vinegar or glaze, salt and pepper, and olive oil. The dried basil leaves are really optional but a nice little addition. These have little to no carbohydrate and great for those who are on a keto diet.

tomato, basil and cheese balls on a skewer

How do you eat Caprese?

Caprese can be enjoyed as a salad, an appetizer on its own or on skewers. There are other ways you can enjoy Caprese. You can stuff them in chicken and bake in the oven, baked over pasta, on a toast, over grilled chicken breast, stuffed with grilled cheese sandwich, or in a chicken panini. There are many different ways you can get creative with the way you east Caprese.

What do you serve with Caprese?

Even though you can enjoy Caprese the way it is as its simple form, which is fresh sliced tomatoes, basil, mozzarella, and balsamic reduction, it is most times served with some sort of crunchy toast or bread. Similar to the bread used for bruschetta.

cherry tomato, basil leaf and cheese balls on a skewer

Making this Caprese recipe?

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cherry tomato, basil leaf and mozzarella balls on a skewer

Caprese Skewers

Easy to make appetizer thats perfect for a party or gathering
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Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Italian
Prep Time: 10 minutes
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Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 12
Calories: 96kcal
Author: Rena


  • 12 Cherry Tomatoes
  • 12 Mozzarella Balls
  • 2 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 12 Fresh Basil Leaves
  • 2-3 Tbsp Balsamic Vinegar or balsamic glaze
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • Dried basil leaves optional


  • Place one tomato, one mozzarella ball, and one basil leaf on a skewer or toothpick.
  • Drizzle with balsamic vinegar and olive oil. Finish with salt and pepper and dried basil leaves if using.


Nutritional facts:
Please keep in mind that the nutritional information is calculated using a nutrition facts calculator. It is a rough estimate and can vary greatly
Serving size is per skewer


Calories: 96kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 22mg | Potassium: 40mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 105IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 102mg | Iron: 0.1mg
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