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.

Oxmoor House Healthy Eating Collection,

Oxmoor House

January 2006
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