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Tomato-Basil Skewers

December 2005/January 2006

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Skewering mozzarella balls and cherry tomatoes makes them easy to nosh at a party.



READER'S COMMENT:
"have not tried it with just olive oil but it is amazing with a drizzle of a balsalmic vinegar reduction. Can try it with parsley instead of basil as well. "
Tomato-Basil Skewers

Makes: 16 pieces

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Ingredients

  • 16 small fresh mozzarella balls
  • 16 fresh basil leaves
  • 16 cherry tomatoes
  • Extra-virgin olive oil, to drizzle
  • Coarse salt & freshly ground pepper, to taste

Preparation

  1. Thread mozzarella, basil and tomatoes on small skewers. Drizzle with oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper.

Nutrition

Per piece: 46 calories; 3 g fat (2 g sat, 0 g mono); 8 mg cholesterol; 1 g carbohydrates; 3 g protein; 0 g fiber; 217 mg sodium; 34 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Calcium, protein, vitamin C, potassium.

Exchanges: 1 fat


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