Caprese on a Stick

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This is a great, easy finger appetizer. I came up with it because I love Caprese but it was difficult to serve at large parties. Putting the same ingredients on a toothpick yielded great results.

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Prep Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
16 skewers

Ingredients

  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved

  • 1 (.6 ounce) package fresh basil leaves

  • 1 (16 ounce) package small fresh mozzarella balls

  • toothpicks

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil

  • salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Thread a tomato half, a small piece of basil leaf, and a mozzarella ball onto toothpicks until all ingredients are used. Drizzle the olive oil over the tomato, cheese and basil, leaving the end of the toothpick clean. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

215 Calories
17g Fat
3g Carbs
11g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 215
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 17g 22%
Saturated Fat 9g 44%
Cholesterol 45mg 15%
Sodium 85mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 11g
Vitamin C 8mg 38%
Calcium 331mg 25%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 90mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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