Pesto Caprese Skewers

As simple as can be, but also deliciously fresh and vibrant…these skewers are a hit at picnics!

Wine Pairing: Santa Margherita Pinot Grigio

Serves: 8Prep: 15 minutesTotal: 15 minutes

Serves: 8


  • 2 tablespoons HemisFares™ Pesto Genovese
  • 2 tablespoons Italian extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 pound fresh buffalo mozzarella, cut into cubes
  • 1 pound cherry tomatoes, (or any firm tomatoes cut into bite-sized pieces)
  • 8–10 wooden skewer sticks
  • 1 cup fresh basil leaves


  • In a large mixing bowl, whisk together pesto and olive oil.
  • Gently toss mozzarella and tomatoes into bowl; coat thoroughly with pesto mixture.
  • Alternating as you go, build skewers with pesto-marinated tomatoes, fresh basil and mozzarella cubes.