Tomato Mozzarella Skewers

These fresh, bright color skewers are summer-fresh appetizers. Fresh mozzarella is usually shaped in balls and packaged in whey or water. The soft texture and mild flavor make them ideal for marinating.


Tomato Mozzarella Skewers

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Servings: 50
Prep Time: 1 hr 30 mins
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Ingredients
  • 1 1/2  pounds 
    fresh mozzarella cheese, cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices
  • 3   pounds 
    grape tomatoes (about 100)
  • 100   small to medium 
    fresh basil leaves (4 cups)
  • 50  6  inches 
    wooden skewers
  • 1  16  ounce bottle 
    balsamic vinaigrette salad dressing
Directions
1.
Halve each cheese slice. Alternately thread 2 tomatoes, 2 cheese slices, and 2 basil leaves onto each wooden skewer. Arrange in two 3-quart rectangular baking dishes.
2.
Drizzle dressing over the skewers. Cover and chill for 2 to 4 hours. To serve, arrange on a platter. Makes 50 servings.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 74, Fat, total (g) 6, chol. (mg) 11, sat. fat (g) 2, carb. (g) 3, fiber (g) 0, pro. (g) 3, vit. A (IU) 437.31, vit. C (mg) 5.9, sodium (mg) 193, calcium (mg) 70.68, iron (mg) 0.36, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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