Watermelon, Tomato, & Basil Skewers

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 31.5
  • Total Fat: 0.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 41.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 6.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.7 g
  • Protein: 0.6 g

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Number of Servings: 8


    1/4 cup aged balsamic vinegar (or 1/2 cup regular balsamic vinegar, reduced to 1/4 cup)
    1 small seedless watermelon (need about 1/2 of the melon to make cubes)
    48 small basil leaves (or torn larger leaves)
    16 cherry tomatoes, halved
    olive oil (in a Misto or similar product)
    coarse kosher salt

    Equipment: 16 6-inch wood skewers


1. If using regular balsamic vinegar, add 1/2 cup vinegar to small saucepan. Bring to a simmer, and reduce liquid by 1/2. Set aside to cool.

2. Cube watermelon into 1.5 inch cubes. Assemble the skewers by pushing a basil leaf to the end of one skewer. Then skewer a cube of melon, then a tomato half. Continue with another watermelon cube, basil leaf, and tomato half, ending with a basil leaf. Repeat to make 15 more skewers.

3. Spritz the skewers with olive oil (from a misto), then drizzle with balsamic vinegar. Sprinkle with salt and serve.

Serving Size: Serves 8 - 2 skewers per serving

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user KLWOZNIAK.

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  • These are perfect snacks, so healthy and full of unique flavors... really a refreshing treat. - 6/6/11

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