Antipasto Kabobs

Build playful towers of bite-size cheese, olives, and tomatoes, all marinated in a quick balsamic vinaigrette.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 2 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 20

Ingredients

1/2
teaspoon sugar
1/4
teaspoon salt
1
clove garlic, chopped
1/2
cup balsamic vinegar
1/4
cup vegetable oil
2
teaspoons Dijon mustard
20
cubes (1/2 inch each) mozzarella cheese (about 3 oz)
10
cherry or grape tomatoes, each cut in half
20
small pitted ripe olives
Basil leaves, if desired
  • 1 In medium nonmetal bowl or resealable food storage plastic bag, mix sugar, salt, garlic, vinegar, oil and mustard. Add cheese, tomatoes and olives. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours to marinate.
  • 2 With slotted spoon or tongs, remove cheese, tomatoes and olives from marinade. On each of 20 decorative toothpicks or bamboo skewers, alternate cheese, tomatoes, olives and basil. Serve immediately or refrigerate until serving time.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
    Calories
    45
    (
    Calories from Fat
    35),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    4g
    4%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    100mg
    100%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    1g
    1%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Protein
    1g
    1%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    2%;
    Vitamin C
    2%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    0%;
    Exchanges:
    0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    0
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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