Pnina Peled's Antipasti Skewers

Aired April 21, 2011

Serves 12 skewers
12 bamboo skewers 6 long
24 Ciliegine balls (fresh mozzarella balls the side of cherry tomatoes) (you can also substitute with cubes of provolone cheese)
24 Cherry or Grape Tomatoes
2 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
5 leaves of fresh basil sliced thin (chifonade)
Pinch of salt

In a bowl, toss the mozzarella balls, cherry tomatoes, one tablespoon of olive oil salt and basil together.

Thread the mozzarella and cherry tomatoes alternately onto skewers. Each skewer should contain two tomatoes and two mozzarella balls.

Transfer the skewers to a decorative plate and drizzle with the other tablespoon of olive oil. Serve.

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