Caprese Salad Skewers

This super simple appetizer makes delicious use of fresh tomatoes, soft and salty mozzarella, and homemade herbed croutons.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 60 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 15


can Pillsbury™ Simply® refrigerated rustic French bread
tablespoons butter, melted
clove garlic, crushed
teaspoon dried basil leaves
teaspoon dried dill weed
Freshly ground pepper
lb mozzarella cheese, cut into 3/4- to 1-inch cubes
pint (2 cups) red cherry tomatoes
pint (2 cups) yellow cherry tomatoes
large bunch fresh basil leaves
About 15 wooden skewers
  • 1 Bake bread as directed on can. Cool about 10 minutes.
  • 2 Meanwhile, line cookie sheet with cooking parchment paper; set aside. In medium bowl, stir together melted butter, garlic, basil, dill and pepper.
  • 3 Cut bread into 3/4- to 1-inch cubes; place in bowl with butter mixture. Toss bread cubes to coat. Place in single layer on cookie sheet.
  • 4 Bake 20 to 25 minutes, turning croutons every 5 minutes, until lightly browned and crisp. Remove from cookie sheet to plate or cooling rack; cool.
  • 5 On each wooden skewer, thread cheese cubes, tomatoes, basil leaves and croutons. Serve immediately.
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