Melon, Mozzarella, and Prosciutto Skewers

Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lisa Powell Bailey
Put out half of the skewers, and keep the remaining chilled until ready to serve.

Yield:

Makes 20 skewers (serving size: 1 skewer)

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Recipe Time

Prep: 20 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 64
Fat 3.7 g
Satfat 2 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 5.4 g
Carbohydrate 2.3 g
Fiber 0.0 g
Cholesterol 15 mg
Iron 0.3 mg
Sodium 222 mg
Calcium 67 mg

Ingredients

20 (1-inch) cantaloupe or honeydew cubes (about 2 1/2 cups)
20 thin slices prosciutto (about 1/2 lb.)
20 fresh small mozzarella cheese balls (about 1 [8-oz.] tub)
20 (4-inch) wooden skewers
Freshly cracked pepper

Preparation

1. Thread 1 melon cube, 1 prosciutto slice, and 1 mozzarella ball onto each of 20 (4-inch) wooden skewers. Sprinkle with cracked pepper.

Note: For testing purposes only, we used Il Villaggio Mozzarella Fior di Latte Ciliegine cheese for mozzarella cheese balls.

Note:

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May 2009