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Tomato mozzarella skewers

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Smartpoints value per serving
Total Time
15 min
Prep
15 min
Cook
0 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
For these light and summery appetizers or snacks, you'll need four 8-inch skewers. Meal prep is effortless thanks to the string cheese and grape tomatoes. Cut the string cheese into small cubes and alternate with the grape tomatoes on the skewers. Or, you can get some little helpers to assist you while you make the homemade pesto sauce. The nutty, basil condiment will pack the flavor that will liven up the tomato and cheese skewers. To make this dish vegetarian-friendly, swap out the chicken broth for vegetable broth instead. Double or triple the recipe for your next summer cookout or picnic at the park.

Ingredients

grape tomatoes

20 medium

WW Light part-skim mozzarella string cheese

4 stick(s)

basil

1 cup(s), plus 4 basil leaves cut into quarters

garlic clove(s)

½ medium clove(s)

extra virgin olive oil

1 Tbsp

canned low-sodium chicken broth

½ fl oz, ( 1 Tbsp)

pine nuts

1 Tbsp

grated Parmesan cheese

1 Tbsp

kosher salt

¼ tsp

black pepper

tsp

Instructions

  1. Thread a tomato onto skewer.
  2. Follow with 1 piece of mozzarella cheese and 1/4 piece of basil.
  3. Repeat pattern until skewer is full ending with a tomato.
  4. Once 4 skewers have been prepared set aside.
  5. Prepare pesto.
  6. Chop garlic in a food processor until minced, about 15 seconds.
  7. Add basil, olive oil, chicken broth, pine nuts, Parmesan, salt and pepper and pulse until all ingredients are finely chopped, about 30 seconds.
  8. Serve each skewer with 1 tablespoon pesto.

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