Grilled Zucchini Caprese Skewers



Grilled Zucchini Caprese Skewers

Grilled Zucchini Caprese Skewers are the epitome of summer flavors on a stick. Bursting with the freshness of ripe tomatoes, creamy mozzarella, and the smoky goodness of grilled zucchini, these skewers make for a delightful appetizer or side dish for your outdoor gatherings. They are not only delicious but also a feast for the eyes with their vibrant colors.

Ingredients

  • 2 medium zucchinis, cut into 1-inch rounds
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes
  • 8 oz fresh mozzarella balls
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic glaze
  • Salt and black pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat your grill to medium-high heat.
  2. Thread the zucchini rounds, cherry tomatoes, mozzarella balls, and fresh basil leaves onto skewers, alternating the ingredients.
  3. Brush the skewers with olive oil and season with salt and black pepper.
  4. Place the skewers on the grill and cook for 3-4 minutes on each side or until the zucchini is tender and has grill marks.
  5. Drizzle the skewers with balsamic glaze before serving.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

These Grilled Zucchini Caprese Skewers are a perfect summer dish, combining the flavors of a classic Caprese salad with grilled zucchini for a unique twist. Serve them at your next barbecue or picnic for a crowd-pleasing appetizer.

Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories: 210, Fat: 15g, Carbohydrates: 8g, Protein: 12g

Grilled Zucchini Caprese Skewers are a delightful addition to your summer menu. The charred zucchini complements the sweetness of cherry tomatoes, while the creamy mozzarella adds a rich, indulgent touch. The fresh basil and balsamic glaze tie all the flavors together, creating a mouthwatering experience that’s both healthy and satisfying.
Whether you’re hosting a backyard barbecue, a family picnic, or just looking for a quick and easy appetizer to enjoy on a warm evening, these skewers are a fantastic choice. They’re easy to prepare and even easier to enjoy, making them a go-to recipe for any summer gathering. Plus, they look so impressive on the plate that your guests will be asking for the recipe!
So, fire up the grill, grab your skewers, and get ready to savor the taste of summer with these Grilled Zucchini Caprese Skewers. They’re sure to become a favorite in your recipe repertoire, and you’ll find yourself making them again and again as long as the sunny days last.

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