Eyes-of-Newt

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

Minutes

Total Time

1:10

Hr:Mins

Makes

 

About 48 appetizers

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.
Makes About 48 appetizers
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Success
The marinade ingredients can be mixed in a 1-quart resealable food-storage plastic bag instead of a bowl. Add stuffed cheese balls to the marinade mixture.
Time-Saver
For extra convenience, look for jars of chopped garlic in the produce department.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Appetizer)
  • Calories 40
    • (Calories from Fat 30),
  • Total Fat 3 1/2g
    • (Saturated Fat 1 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 10mg;
  • Sodium 55mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 0g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 0g),
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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.