Caprese Salad Skewers Recipe with Pesto & Bacon

This easy mini Caprese salad skewers recipe (tomato basil skewers) with pesto and bacon needs just 6 ingredients! It's a quick and healthy appetizer everyone will love.

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plate of Caprese salad skewers
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 10 servings (3 skewers each)
Author Maya Krampf from


  • 10 oz Grape tomatoes (30 tomatoes)
  • 5 slices Bacon (cooked; each cut into 6 pieces)
  • 1/2 oz Fresh basil (30 leaves)
  • 10 oz Fresh mozzarella balls (minis; 30 pieces)
  • Toothpicks
  • 1/4 cup Basil pesto
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil
  • Black pepper (fresh)


  1. Skewer the tomatoes, bacon pieces, fresh basil, and mozzarella balls onto the toothpicks, in that order. (You can fold any larger basil pieces as needed.)
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the pesto and olive oil. If it's still thick, thin out with more oil.
  3. Drizzle the pesto over the skewers. Top with fresh ground pepper.

Recipe Notes

Serving size: 3 skewers


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Nutrition Information Per Serving

Calories: 153 | Fat: 12g | Total Carbs: 3g | Net Carbs: 2g | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Protein: 7g

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