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Watermelon Caprese Appetizer

Rated as 4.4 out of 5 Stars

"A refreshing appetizer for the summer, my family loved this so much they ate more than a serving each. Also great for those who love the flavor of caprese but aren't huge fans of tomatoes."
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30 m servings 330
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Trim basil leaves into small circles about 1 inch in diameter.
  2. Thread watermelon and mozzarella cheese on toothpicks, sandwiching a basil leaf in between. Arrange on a serving plate.
  3. Pour olive oil and balsamic vinegar over toothpicks. Sprinkle salt and black pepper on top.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 330 calories; 19.5 28.2 12.4 45 125 Full nutrition

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Liked it. Refreshing. I used feta cubes. Next time would ensure feta bigger so it did not flake off the tooth pick.

We loved this! My mom gave me some cubed watermelon, so I just used that and I also opted to use balsamic glaze b/c I had some on hand from another recipe. The flavors were great! This is a defi...

Everyone loved it. Great new take an old favorite for a summer BBQ.

Nice twist on the traditional caprese appetizer that is made with cherry tomatoes. The watermelon adds a nice pop of freshness, and it really does pair well with the mozzarella, basil and balsam...

This recipe is amazing, first thing to go at any summer get together. We love basil so we use bigger basil leaves and fold them in half, set between the mozzarella and watermelon. You gotta try...