Antipasto Skewers with Pesto Dip

Give your oven a rest with these no-cook Antipasto Skewers. Just pile the meat, cheese and veggies on a stick and serve with the easy pesto dip for a no-fail party appetizer.

All You JANUARY 2008

  • Yield: 8 Servings
  • Cost Per Serving:$3.04


  • 2/3 cup plain yogurt
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1/3 cup prepared pesto sauce
  • 42 cherry or grape tomatoes
  • 1 bunch fresh basil
  • 1 (8 oz.) container mini mozzarella balls, each cut in half
  • 1 (8 oz.) jar marinated mushrooms (1 cup)
  • 8 ounces pepperoni, cut into 21 half-inch slices, then sliced in half
  • 1 (10 oz.) jar large stuffed Spanish olives (1 1/4 cups)


Make dip: Combine yogurt, mayonnaise, garlic, red wine vinegar and pesto sauce; stir well and chill for 30 minutes.

Make skewers: Thread ingredients one by one onto skewers in this order: cherry tomato, folded basil leaf, half a mozzarella ball, mushroom, pepperoni, basil, olive. Serve skewers with dip.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 513
  • Fat: 37g
  • Saturated fat: 6g
  • Protein: 16g
  • Carbohydrate: 11g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 25mg
  • Sodium: 759mg

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