Patriotic Blueberry Caprese Salad Kabobs Recipe

June 30th, 2018

Posted in Holidays, Recipes, Uncategorized

Patriotic Blueberry Caprese Salad Kabobs RecipeIndependence Day is nearly here! Not only do we have you covered for the red, white and rosé, but also the perfect summer salad kabobs to serve.

This recipe is everything summer is supposed to be—light, simple and refreshing! Plus, this recipe couldn’t be any easier.

Patriotic Blueberry Caprese Salad Kabobs

Ingredients (2-4 servings)

  • 1 pint of blueberries
  • 1 pint of cherry tomatoes (we prefer a small package of Cherubs)
  • ½ – 1 cup fresh mozzarella balls aka “pearls”

Optional

  • ¼ cup fresh basil, thinly sliced
  • Drizzle of olive oil (up to 1/2 Tablespoon)
  • Drizzle of balsamic vinegar (up to 1/2 Tablespoon)
  • Pinch of salt

Directions

The kabobs are super easy, but if you are short on time. Simply combine all the ingredients including the optional ingredients in a bowl. Toss and serve or chill until it is time to serve. Have a party to feed? This is an easy way to feed a crowd just double or triple the recipe as needed. Given the themed colors, this salad is a festive win for Fourth of July—no matter how you serve it.

Patriotic Blueberry Caprese Salad Kabobs Recipe

Patriotic Blueberry Caprese Salad Kabobs Recipe

For the flag display, assemble the kabobs in the following order.

  • 1st: 5 blueberries, 1 mozzarella pearl, 1 cherry tomato, 1 mozzarella pearl, 1 cherry tomato
  • 2nd: 5 blueberries and 1 mozzarella pearl (this one will be short, trim excess kabob stick)
  • 3rd: 5 blueberries, 1 mozzarella pearl, 1 cherry tomato, 1 mozzarella pearl, 1 cherry tomato
  • 4th: 5 blueberries and 1 mozzarella pearl (this one will be short, trim excess kabob stick)
  • 5th: 5 blueberries, 1 mozzarella pearl, 1 cherry tomato, 1 mozzarella pearl, 1 cherry tomato
  • 6th-9th kabobs (4 total): 1 cherry tomato, 1 mozzarella pearl, 1 cherry tomato, 1 mozzarella pearl, 1 cherry tomato, 1 mozzarella pearl, 1 cherry tomato

Tips: Clip all the excess kabob sticks’ length off. The short kabobs nicely fill in the empty spaces next to the longer ones in the blue area.

Optional: Once assembled, drizzle with olive oil and balsamic vinegar, and sprinkle with the chopped basil.

Serve and enjoy!