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Mozzarella and Nectarine Skewers With Pesto

Health APRIL 2009

  • Yield: Makes 10 servings (serving size: 2 skewers)
  • Prep time:15 Minutes

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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 214
  • Fat: 16g
  • Saturated fat: 7g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 6g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1g
  • Protein: 13g
  • Carbohydrate: 6g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 40mg
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Sodium: 375mg
  • Calcium: 315mg
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