Caprese Salad Skewers


  • 20 cherry tomatoes
  • 20 olives (pitted)
  • 20 mozzarella cherries
  • 20 fresh basil leaves
  • bread to have 20 small cubes
  • 1 garlic clove
  • a pinch of red pepper (peperoncino)
  • salt
  • 5 Tbsp of extra virgin olive oil
  • oregano


  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C/400°F.
  2. Cut the bread in cubes.
  3. Put the bread into the oven to roast a little.
  4. In a plate, put 3 Tbsp of extra virgin olive oil, a pinch of oregano, a pinch of red pepper, a garlic clove thinly minced and salt.
  5. Pass the bread cubes, still hot from the oven, onto this mixture.
  6. Take long sticks and insert a cherry tomato, a basil leaf, a mozzarella cherry, an olive and a piece of bread and repeat.
  7. Place the sticks onto an oven tray covered with parchment paper.
  8. Add a thread of extra virgin olive oil on the sticks and put them in hot oven for a few minutes (pay attention or the mozzarella will melt) and serve immediately.

Recipe and Photo: Foodista / CC BY

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