I’m back with more Halloween fun for y’all today! I have a TON of basil growing in my yard right now and I absolutely love caprese salads so I wanted to make a yummy recipe with a spooky twist. I know that olives are not typically included in a caprese salad but I also LOVE black olives and needed the pop of black for my food art creation. They are the perfect option for creating tasty and creative food art for Halloween. This recipe is super easy and a great healthy alternative to all of the candy at Halloween parties.
Fresh Mozzarella Pearls
California Black Ripe Olives
First, slice your tomatoes and olives. Next, using a spoon, mash your mozzarella pearls (this gives them a little more texture and makes them a little larger). Then place your basil leaves out on a tray and layer the tomatoes, mozzarella and olives on top. The final step is to drizzle the balsamic reduction on top before serving. You can serve them plain with toothpicks or have some chips or crackers on the side. Enjoy!
Don’t forget to download the water bottle labels that I designed as well, they add a special touch to your Halloween table setting.
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A Halloween inspired caprese salad is seriously such a good idea! These little appertizers are definitely going to be recreated in my kitchen. Thanks for sharing the recipe and for the idea!
Oh this looks so much fun! A great idea for Halloween 🙂