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Thursday, May 27, 2010

Day 27--Mozzarella-Tomato Skewers


Mozzarella-Tomato Skewers

Grape Tomatoes
Fresh Mozzarella Boconccini, rinsed and drained
1/2 cup vinaigrette dressing
splash of red wine vinegar
splash of olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste
Marinated vegetables such as olives or mushrooms
Toothpicks

Halve or quarter the boconccini (The size should correspond to the size of the tomatoes) Add red wine vinegar, olive oil and salt and pepper to vinaigrette. Add the cheese. Marinate for several hours. This step can be done up to a week prior to serving!

Skewer a tomatoe, a chunk of cheese and olive or mushroom on a toothpick.

Drizzle with olive oil, salt and pepper then garnish with chopped fresh herbs if desired.