Watermelon Caprese Appetizer

  • Recipe By
  • Published Jun 8th
  • Ready In30m
  • Servings4
  • Calories330

A refreshing appetizer for the summer, my family loved this so much they ate more than a serving each. Also great for those who love the flavor of caprese but aren’t huge fans of tomatoes.

Watermelon Caprese Appetizer Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Watermelon Caprese Appetizer for 4 servings:

  • 3 sprigs fresh basil, stems removed
  • 1 small watermelon, fruit removed with a melon baller
  • 1 (8 ounce) package fresh mozzarella cheese, cut into small pieces
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste

Watermelon Caprese Appetizer Cooking Instructions

  • Prep30m
  • Cook-
  • Ready In30m

To cook Watermelon Caprese Appetizer, you need about 30 minutes of preparation time. The following are the steps to cook Watermelon Caprese Appetizer easily:

  1. 1 Trim basil leaves into small circles about 1 inch in diameter.
  2. 2 Thread watermelon and mozzarella cheese on toothpicks, sandwiching a basil leaf in between. Arrange on a serving plate.
  3. 3 Pour olive oil and balsamic vinegar over toothpicks. Sprinkle salt and black pepper on top.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 330 calories; 19.5 grams of fat; 28.2 grams of carbohydrates; 12.4 grams of protein; 45 milligrams of cholesterol; 125 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Sep 19th 2018

    Everyone loved it. Great new take an old favorite for a summer BBQ.

  2. Jun 14th 2018

    Nice twist on the traditional caprese appetizer that is made with cherry tomatoes. The watermelon adds a nice pop of freshness, and it really does pair well with the mozzarella, basil and ba ...

  3. Aug 6th 2017

    This recipe is amazing, first thing to go at any summer get together. We love basil so we use bigger basil leaves and fold them in half, set between the mozzarella and watermelon. You gotta ...

  4. Jul 28th 2017

    Liked it. Refreshing. I used feta cubes. Next time would ensure feta bigger so it did not flake off the tooth pick.

  5. Aug 25th 2016

    We loved this! My mom gave me some cubed watermelon, so I just used that and I also opted to use balsamic glaze b/c I had some on hand from another recipe. The flavors were great! This is a ...