Food Blogged by: Wollongong Central 05 Nov 2018

Caprese Santa Skewers

 
When you are asked to bring a plate to Christmas, you want something simple and effective. Now you can add ‘adorable’ to your checklist, with these tasty, fresh, Caprese Santa Skewers.
 
Ingredients
(serves 10-14)
3 punnets cherry tomatoes
1 bunch fresh basil
2 tubs bocconcini cheese
Black sesame seeds (decoration)
Short bamboo skewers (or toothpicks)
Caramelised balsamic vinegar, to serve
 
Method
• Cut cherry tomatoes and bocconcini in half
• Layer skewers in the following order:
• Basil leaf (folded in half if too large)
• Half a cherry tomato (outside edge facing basil)
• Half a bocconcini (outside edge facing cherry tomato)
• Half a cherry tomato (inside edge facing bocconcini)
• Cut cherry tomatoes and bocconcini in half
• Carefully place black sesame seeds on the bocconcini, pressing them in gently with toothpicks to create Santa’s eyes
• Serve with a caramelised balsamic dipping sauce and enjoy! 

Nutrition Information 
Per Serve
Energy 441kJ (105kcal)
Protein 7.0g
Fat – total 7.6g / saturated 4.9g
Carbohydrate – total 1.4g / sugars1.4g
Dietary fibre 1.2g
Sodium 135mg
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