Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Low-Point Mozzarella Skewers

An appetizer that's easy, low-point, and delicious! Perfect for a large gathering or a party of one. :) These wonderful well-seasoned skewers with fresh mozzarella, parsley, chives, and basil are a great snack, side-dish, or appetizer for any occasion!


Low-Point Mozzarella Skewers
Ingredients:
- 20 cherry bocconcini (mini fresh mozzarella balls)
- 1 1/2 Tbs olive oil
- 1/4 tsp. coarse salt (or to desired taste)
- 1/8 tsp. pepper
- 2 Tbs chopped fresh parsley
- 1 Tbs chopped fresh chives
- 20 small cherry tomatoes
- 40 small basil leaves
Place mozzarella in a bowl with the olive oil, salt, pepper, parsley, and chives. Combine well (gently). Cut each cherry tomato in half. Place one half of the tomato on a toothpick, followed by a basil leaf, one mozzarella ball, another basil leaf, and the other half of the tomato. Repeat until all tomatoes and mozzarella balls are used. Serve immediately and enjoy or chill and eat within a day. If you'd like a printer-friendly version of this recipe, Click Here.
Total servings - 20
Serving size - 1
Points per serving - 1
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