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Cherry tomato and bocconcini skewers on a serving platter.

Cherry Tomato and Bocconcini Skewers

Cherry tomato and bocconcini skewers are quick and easy appetizers to make. These make-ahead skewer appetizers are perfect for any occasion.
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Prep Time : 15 mins
Cook Time : 0 mins
Cuisine: : Australian, Italian
Course : Appetiser
Servings : 23 skewers
Calories : 73 : kcal
Estimated Cost (AUD) : $7.50 or $0.32 a skewer

INGREDIENTS

  • 23 cherry tomatoes about the same size as the bocconcini
  • 23 cherry bocconcini 220 grams / 7 ounce
  • 23 fresh basil leaves
  • Salt and pepper optional

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Rinse and dry the cherry tomatoes.
  • Drain the bocconcini and rinse under cold water.
  • Rinse the basil leaves under cool running water, let them drip dry for a few moments over the sink. Pull off 23 nice-looking leaves.
  • Next, assemble the skewers by threading a tomato, basil leaf, and mozzarella ball onto a wooden skewer. Repeat with the remaining ingredients.
  • Arrange on a serving platter, sprinkle with salt and pepper and drizzle with olive oil.

Notes

  • The 220 gram (7 ounces) container of cherry bocconcini we used had 23 bocconcini balls. The 220 gram (7 ounces) container of cherry bocconcini we used had 23 bocconcini balls.
  • Because of the delicate basil leaves, these cherry tomatoes and bocconcini skewers should be made on the day.
  • You can make them several hours in advance and store them in the fridge until ready. Allow them to come to room temperature about 30 - 60 minutes before serving.
Nutrition Facts
Cherry Tomato and Bocconcini Skewers
Serving Size
 
1 skewer
Amount per Serving
Calories
73
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
6
g
9
%
Saturated Fat
 
2
g
13
%
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
1
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
1
g
Cholesterol
 
10
mg
3
%
Sodium
 
22
mg
1
%
Potassium
 
38
mg
1
%
Carbohydrates
 
1
g
0
%
Fiber
 
1
g
4
%
Sugar
 
1
g
1
%
Protein
 
5
g
10
%
Vitamin A
 
104
IU
2
%
Vitamin C
 
4
mg
5
%
Calcium
 
103
mg
10
%
Iron
 
1
mg
6
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Nutrition Disclosure