Vegetarian tailgating recipe: Caprese salad skewers

Turn your caprese into a convenient skewer for a vegetarian tailgating treat.

Football season is in full swing, and if you're a fan, you're probably doing some serious tailgating, either at home or at a game. But tailgating doesn't have to be all about the chicken wings, brats and burgers! In fact, there are plenty of meatless options that are excellent pre-game snacks. What's wrong with eating veggies at a football-viewing party? Here's an excellent, quick and mess-free recipe that is both healthy and delicious for your next tailgating party:

Caprese salad skewers
Ingredients:

  • Grape or cherry tomatoes
  • Mini fresh mozzarella balls
  • Fresh basil leaves
  • Balsamic vinegar
  • Toothpicks or plastic party picks

These are so easy and quick to make! First, cut your tomatoes in half width-wise so they will have a flat surface to sit on. Skewer a tomato, flat side down, followed by a basil leaf and a mini mozzarella ball. Set each skewer on a sheet or serving plate with wax paper. When you're done, drizzle balsamic vinegar over the top of them, et voilà!

Get creative and serve up other vegetarian creations on skewers for a no-mess, delicious pre-game snack.

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