Caprese Skewers

Caprese Skewers Recipe
Oxmoor House
Insalata Caprese is a simply prepared Italian salad made from vine-ripened tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, fresh basil, and olive oil. We've taken similar ingredients and threaded them onto wooden skewers to create these bursting-with-flavor handheld appetizers.

Yield:

10 servings (serving size: 1 skewer)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 58
Fat 3.7 g
Satfat 1.6 g
Protein 3.5 g
Carbohydrate 3.0 g
Cholesterol 6 mg
Iron 0.3 mg
Sodium 157 mg
Caloriesfromfat 57 %
Fiber 0.7 g
Calcium 91 mg

Ingredients

30 grape or cherry tomatoes
30 fresh basil leaves
4 ounces part-skim mozzarella cheese, cut into 30 (1/2-inch) cubes
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Preparation

Thread tomatoes, basil leaves, and mozzarella cheese cubes alternately onto 10 (6-inch) wooden skewers. Place skewers on a serving platter.

Combine vinegar and oil in a small bowl; stir well with a whisk. Drizzle vinegar mixture evenly over skewers, and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Serve immediately, or cover and chill until ready to serve.

Note:

Oxmoor House Healthy Eating Collection

January 2006
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