Mozzarella and Nectarine Skewers With Pesto

cheese-fruit skewers Recipe
Ben Fink

Yield:

Makes 10 servings (serving size: 2 skewers)

Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 214
Fat 16 g
Satfat 7 g
Monofat 6 g
Polyfat 1 g
Protein 13 g
Carbohydrate 6 g
Fiber 1 g
Cholesterol 40 mg
Iron 1 mg
Sodium 375 mg
Calcium 315 mg

Ingredients

1 pound fresh mozzarella cheese
3 ripe nectarines or peaches
1/2 cup pesto

Preparation

1. Cut mozzarella into 3/4-inch cubes. Slice each nectarine into 6 wedges, and cut each wedge in half (for a total of 36 pieces; you'll have a few extra). Set aside.

2. Skewer 2 cubes mozzarella and 2 pieces nectarine per wooden pick; place on a serving platter. Drizzle with pesto (thin with a little olive oil, if needed), and serve.

Note:

Gale Gand,

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