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Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lisa Powell Bailey Photo by: Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lisa Powell Bailey

Melon, Mozzarella, and Prosciutto Skewers

Put out half of the skewers, and keep the remaining chilled until ready to serve.

Southern Living MAY 2009

  • Yield: Makes 20 skewers (serving size: 1 skewer)
  • Prep time: 20 Minutes

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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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 64
  • Fat: 3.7g
  • Saturated fat: 2g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Protein: 5.4g
  • Carbohydrate: 2.3g
  • Fiber: 0.0g
  • Cholesterol: 15mg
  • Iron: 0.3mg
  • Sodium: 222mg
  • Calcium: 67mg
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