Eyes-of-Newt

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 10 min
  • Servings 48

Ingredients

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

Directions

Directions

  • 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.

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Tips

Expert Tips

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.

For extra convenience, look for jars of chopped garlic in the produce department.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
Calories
40
Calories from Fat
30
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3 1/2g
5%
Saturated Fat
1 1/2g
8%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
55mg
2%
Potassium
15mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
0g
0%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
0g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
0%
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 Choice
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.