Mozzarella and Nectarine Skewers With Pesto

cheese-fruit skewers
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  • Yield: Makes 10 servings (serving size: 2 skewers)

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh mozzarella cheese
  • 3 ripe nectarines or peaches
  • 1/2 cup pesto

Preparation

1. Cut mozzarella into 3/4-inch cubes. Slice each nectarine into 6 wedges, and cut each wedge in half (for a total of 36 pieces; you'll have a few extra). Set aside.

2. Skewer 2 cubes mozzarella and 2 pieces nectarine per wooden pick; place on a serving platter. Drizzle with pesto (thin with a little olive oil, if needed), and serve.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories per serving: 214
  • Fat per serving: 16g
  • Saturated fat per serving: 7g
  • Monounsaturated fat per serving: 6g
  • Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 1g
  • Protein per serving: 13g
  • Carbohydrate per serving: 6g
  • Fiber per serving: 1g
  • Cholesterol per serving: 40mg
  • Iron per serving: 1mg
  • Sodium per serving: 375mg
  • Calcium per serving: 315mg