Caprese Skewers Recipe

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Ingredients
  • 30 tomato(es), grape, or cherry tomatoes

  • 30 basil, fresh, leaves

  • 4 ounce(s) cheese, mozzarella, part-skim, cut into 30 (1/2 inch) cubes

  • 2 tablespoon vinegar, balsamic

  • 1 tablespoon oil, olive, extra virgin

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, Kosher

  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper, black ground, freshly ground

Directions
  1. Thread tomatoes, basil leaves, and mozzarella cheese cubes alternately onto 10 (6-inch) wooden skewers. Place skewers on a serving platter.

  2. 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.

  3. Yield: 10 servings (serving size: 1 skewer).


Nutritional Facts

Servings
10
Calories
58
Saturated Fat
1.5g
Sodium
157mg
Dietary Fiber
0.5g
Total Fat
3.5g
Carbs
3g
Cholesterol
6mg
Protein
3.5g

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1 reply

pattroyka58
pattroyka58 2011-08-30 16:13:54 -0500 Report

I've had this dish and it's a wonderful summer dish served cold, or a great winter dish made in a casserole and served warm. I've seen it brought to potluck dinners 3 times, and all three times it was the only empty dish at the end.