Kids can help put these easy appetizers together. Cherry tomatoes, basil, and creamy mozzarella glazed with a balsamic drizzle.
What You Need
1 pint cherry or grape tomatoes (red or yellow)
1 bunch fresh basil leaves, washed
2 part skim mozzarella string cheese sticks
8 wooden skewers
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil
2 teaspoons (or 1 packet) SPLENDA® No Calorie Sweetener
Cut each string cheese stick into 12 rounds (24 cubes total).
Assemble each kabob with 3 tomatoes, 3 mozzarella slices and 3 basil leaves (tomato, basil, cheese, tomato, basil, cheese, tomato, basil, cheese). Gently folding the basil leaves 2-3 times before skewering – larger leaves may be torn in half.
In a small bowl, whisk together balsamic vinegar, olive oil and no-calorie sweetener. Lightly drizzle over skewers before serving.