Caprese Salad on a Stick Recipe

Caprese Salad on a Stick Recipe

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Salad on a stick? We gave the classic Italian salad a brand new look and made it fun for the whole family! We skewered the mouth-watering combination of creamy mozzarella, fresh sweet cherry tomatoes and homegrown basil, drizzled with extra-virgin olive oil and a pinch of sea salt. Kids are crazy about this salad, and parents know they are getting good sources of calcium and vitamins A and C. Pair this colorful stick with your favorite grilled entrée and whole-grain side dish to have a balanced meal.

Ingredients

Per Stick
¾ ounce fresh mozzarella cheese (approximately 3 round cheese balls)
3 basil leaves
3 cherry tomatoes
1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
⅛ teaspoon sea salt (optional)
Bamboo skewer

Directions

Before you begin: Wash your hands.

  1. In order, assemble cheese, basil and tomato onto the skewer until all ingredients are stacked beautifully.
  2. Drizzle olive oil over assembled skewer, and add a pinch of sea salt if desired. Enjoy!

Nutrition Information

Serving size: 1 skewer

Calories: 110; Total fat: 9g; Saturated fat: 3.5g; Trans fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 15mg; Sodium: 320mg; Total carbohydrate: 2g; Dietary fiber: 1g; Sugars: 1g; Protein: 4g