Fresh Tomato-Basil Caprese Kabobs

Fresh Tomato-Basil Caprese Kabobs

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

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

1:30

Hr:Mins

Makes

34

kabobs

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.
Makes 34 kabobs
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Virtually any skewer-able vegetable will work in this recipe. Try red, green or yellow bell pepper pieces or fresh pea pods.
Tip
Thread the vegetables and cheese between large leaves of fresh basil for different look.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Kabob)
  • Calories 60
    • (Calories from Fat 40),
  • Total Fat 4 1/2g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 5mg;
  • Sodium 90mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 2g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 0g),
  • Protein 4g;
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;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 0;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.