Wednesday, November 17, 2010

80--- Caprese Bouquet

Tis the season for holiday parties! This is a great party appetizer that is so easy and fast to prepare. It's beautiful and delicious too!

If you love caprese salad (tomato, basil, mozzarella, olive oil) you will love this!

AND-- it's an 80!!

Caprese Bouquet

Serves 12

12 oz mozzarella fresca cilenge (small mozzarella balls)

12 grape or cherry tomatoes

12 large sweet basil leaves

1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil

3 Tbsp balsamic vinegar


Bamboo skewers

Festive plate

On each bamboo skewer, stack a basil leaf, followed by a mozzarella ball, and finally a tomato. Place skewers in a vase and place the vase on a decorative plate. Around the base of the vase drizzle olive oil and balsamic vinegar. Guests dip their caprese skewer in the olive oil and balsamic vinegar and enjoy! Be sure to place a plate out for empty skewers.

Nutrition Info per 1 skewer: 110 calories, 8 g fat, 6 g protein, 0 g carbohydrates

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