Fresh Tomato-Basil Caprese Kabobs

Fancy Italian skewers will earn raves at any gathering. Assemble them in only 30 minutes!

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 1 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 34

Ingredients

1/4
cup extra-virgin olive oil
2
tablespoons lemon juice
2/3
cup coarsely chopped fresh basil or lemon basil leaves
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1
pint red cherry tomatoes
1
pint yellow cherry tomatoes
2
medium zucchini or yellow squash, cubed
1
lb fresh mozzarella cheese, cubed
34
(6-inch) bamboo skewers
Fresh basil leaves, if desired
  • 1 In large bowl, mix oil, lemon juice, basil, salt and pepper, using wire whisk. Add tomatoes, zucchini and cheese. Cover and refrigerate about 30 minutes.
  • 2 Drain vegetables, reserving olive oil mixture. Thread skewers alternately with tomatoes, zucchini and cheese; top with basil leaf. Serve kabobs with reserved olive oil mixture.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Kabob
    Calories
    60
    (
    Calories from Fat
    40),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    4 1/2g
    4 1/2%
    (Saturated Fat
    2g,
    2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    5mg
    5%;
    Sodium
    90mg
    90%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    2g
    2%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Protein
    4g
    4%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    6%;
    Vitamin C
    8%;
    Calcium
    10%;
    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; 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    0
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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