Dietitian's Pick: Tomato, Basil and Bocconcini Wreath

Serves: 14 (3-4 skewers per serve) Time to make: 30 mins


Ingredients

  • 2 x 250g punnets cherry tomatoes

  • 2 bunches basil, leaves picked, plus extra leaves, to garnish

  • 2–3 x 210g tubs cherry bocconcini, well-drained

  • 1/4 cup store-bought gluten-free basil pesto


Instructions

Step 1

Thread 1 cherry tomato onto a toothpick. Fold a basil leaf in half and thread onto same toothpick, followed by 1 bocconcini ball. Repeat with remaining cherry tomatoes, basil and bocconcini to make about 50 skewers.


Step 2

To serve, lay large basil leaves in the shape of a wreath on a large serving platter. Arrange skewers on top of basil leaves and drizzle with the basil pesto. Serve skewers immediately.


Tip

If you are pressed for time, make the skewers a day ahead. Store them in the fridge in an airtight container, then drizzle with pesto before serving.


Nutrition Info (per serve)

Kilojoules 630kJ

Calories 151cal

Protein 9.1g

Total fat 11.5g

Saturated fat 6.3g

Carbohydrates 1.7g

Sugars 1.3g

Dietary fibre 1.4g

Sodium 225mg

Calcium 351mg

Iron 0.5mg


Credit: healthyfoodguide.com.au

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