Eyes-of-Newt

The eyes have it with these ghoulish appetizers, a simple idea with carrot "pupils" inside herb-flecked mini-mozzarella balls.

  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 1 hr 10 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 48

Ingredients

2
containers (8 oz each) fresh ciliegini mozzarella cheese (cherry-size balls) (about 2 cups)
12
ready-to-eat baby-cut carrots, cut into 1/2-inch slices
1/4
cup light olive oil
2
tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves
1
tablespoon white vinegar
1/4
teaspoon salt
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 Make small cut in center of each cheese ball; insert carrot slice.
  • 2 In medium bowl, mix remaining ingredients. Stir in stuffed cheese balls.
  • 3 Cover and refrigerate 1 to 2 hours to blend flavors. Stir after 30 minutes.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
    Calories
    40
    (
    Calories from Fat
    30),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    3 1/2g
    3 1/2%
    (Saturated Fat
    1 1/2g,
    1 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    10mg
    10%;
    Sodium
    55mg
    55%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    0g
    0%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Protein
    2g
    2%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    10%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    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; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    0
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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