Grilled Caprese Skewers – Makes 8 Skewers

Shanthi Appelo
Shanthi Appelo

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Grilled Caprese Skewers
Just because cheese melts doesn’t mean it doesn’t belong on the grill. In this recipe, preparation is key to perfectly grilled mozzarella cheese. Wrapping mozzarella in prosciutto prevents a melty mess on the grill grates and adds an interesting smoky kick to traditional caprese flavors.
Serving Amount
  • 4 Campari tomatoes

  • 4 slices fresh mozzarella

  • 4 slices prosciutto

  • 8 fresh basil leaves

  • Small metal or wood skewers

  • 12 tbsp olive oil

  • 12 tbsp balsamic reduction

  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper to taste

  • Step 1

    If using wood skewers, soak at least 30 minutes before skewering ingredients on.

  • Step 2

    Wrap mozzarella slices in 1 slice of prosciutto each. Place in the freezer for 30 minutes to firm up.

  • Step 3

    Skewer one tomato with one prosciutto-wrapped mozzarella slice. Grill immediately over a hot grill prepared with spray oil. Grill for a few minutes until grill marks appear.

  • Step 4

    Once skewers have cooled enough to handle, add basil leaves and serve. Drizzle some olive oil and balsamic reduction on top. Add coarse salt and freshly ground pepper to taste.

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