Watermelon Caprese Appetizer Recipe

"A refreshing appetizer for the summer, my family loved this so much they ate more than a serving each. Also great for those who love the flavor of caprese but aren’t huge fans of tomatoes."


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  • 3 sprigs fresh basil, stems removed
  • 1 small watermelon, fruit removed with a melon baller
  • 1 (8 ounce) package fresh mozzarella cheese, cut into small pieces
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste
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    1. Trim basil leaves into small circles about 1 inch in diameter.
    2. Thread watermelon and mozzarella cheese on toothpicks, sandwiching a basil leaf in between. Arrange on a serving plate.
    3. Pour olive oil and balsamic vinegar over toothpicks. Sprinkle salt and black pepper on top.

    Nutrition Facts

    Per Serving: 330 calories;19.5 g fat;28.2 g carbohydrates;12.4 g protein;45 mg cholesterol;125 mg sodium.Full nutrition
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