Sep 2, 2009

Mozzarella Basil and Tomato Skewers



An easy appetizer recipe perfect for summer get-togethers and a great way to use up all your backyard tomatoes!

Mozzarella Basil and Tomato Skewers
Gina's Weight Watcher Recipes
Servings: 16 Serving Size: 1 skewer Old Points: 3 pts Points+: 3 pts
Calories: 106.1 • Fat: 7.2 g • Carb: 3.3 g • Fiber: 0.6 g • Protein: 7.3 g • Sugar: 0.1 g Sodium: 137.1 mg

Ingredients:
  • 16 bamboo skewers
  • 48 grape tomatoes
  • 48 small basil leaves
  • 1 lb fresh mozzarella, cut into 32 1-inch cubes
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp balsamic
  • Salt and Freshly cracked black pepper

Directions:

In a small bowl, combine olive oil, balsamic, salt and pepper. Marinate mozzarella in dressing about 30 minutes. Thread tomatoes, basil and mozzarella onto skewers. Arrange on a platter and serve.

17 comments :

  1. Yum these look really good! At first I thought it was tofu but mozzarella is just as tasty :)

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  2. Hi Gina,

    I was wondering who won the giveaway...many thanks!

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  3. YUUUUUMMMM! I love your site!

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  4. @Pam, the winner will be picked September 8, 9 am.

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  5. Oh, okay...thank you Gina...most appreciated!

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  6. I thought they were tofu squares too but Mozzarella is DEFINITELY WAY better! YUM!

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  7. Yum!!! those look great!

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  8. You've just won an award! Drop by my blog to collect.

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  9. Looks like tofo glad its Mozzarella that's what I'm in the mood for!

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  10. It does look like tofu! But I am not a fan of tofu... fresh mozzarella I love!!

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  11. This is our favorite summer salad. Now to have it in individual skewers, wow! The presentation is awesome and very clever. We took these to a party and they were such a hit! Thanks, Gina. I am simply loving your site!

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  12. I just love anything on a stick!

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  13. I just made these and they were awesome,the only thing I did differently was I used a toothpick and just one of everything so it was very bite sized. I love this website, I tell everyone about it. I also made the cupcake turkey meatloaves for a baby shower, they were a huge hit. Thanks for the recipes!

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  14. I make these in the summer all the time!! Yum!

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  15. Mmm, these look delicious. I like that you use skewers... what a great idea :)

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  16. Love these! How long before eating would be okay to make them? I am thinking of bringing them to a company picnic but definitely wouldn't be able to do it morning of.

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