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Caprese Salad Kabobs
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Caprese Salad Kabobs


Apparently it is true that you can put any food on a stick including salad.



  • 24 grape tomatoes
  • 12 cherry-size fresh mozzarella cheese balls
  • 24 fresh basil leaves
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
  • 12 skewers


On each of 12 appetizer skewers, alternately thread 2 tomatoes, 1 cheese ball and 2 basil leaves. Whisk olive oil and vinegar; drizzle over kabobs. Serve as a side dish with your favorite grilled protein, such as beef, chicken or pork.

Dietary and Nutrition


Tomatoes are an excellent source of vitamin C. Vitamin C is an antioxidant that helps fight against disease and inflammation. Meeting the vitamin C recommendation can build your immune system.

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Try something new! To take advantage of all their benefits, eat a variety of colors every day and vary your cooking methods to add variety to your menus. Cooking methods: microwave, steam, sitr-fry, pan, bake, broil.

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This recipe was analyzed for nutrition using Food Processor SQL Nutrition and Fitness Software and tested in the kitchen.