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Mini Caprese Bites
CATEGORY: Appetizers- Cold
These skewers are colorful and delicious.  A perfect compliment to any party menu.
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SERVINGS: 8
PREP TIME: 20
INGREDIENTS
  32 grape tomatoes, halved
  10  to 12 small fresh mozzarella cheese balls, cut into slices
  16  (6-inch) wooden skewers
  1/3 cup  extra virgin olive oil
  2  tablespoons  balsamic vinegar
  1/4  teaspoon  kosher salt
  1/4  teaspoon  pepper
  16  fresh basil leaves
  Kosher salt and pepper to taste
DIRECTIONS
Thread 1 tomato half, 1 slice of mozzarella ball, a folded basil leaf and another tomato half onto each skewer. Repeat process, so that skewer has 2 capreses.  Repeat with remaining skewers.
Whisk together oil and next 3 ingredients. Drizzle oil mixture over skewers; sprinkle with basil and salt and pepper to taste.