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Melon Caprese Skewers from www.whatsgabycooking.com (@whatsgabycookin)
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Melon Caprese Skewers

These Italian inspired Melon Caprese Skewers are the perfect summer snack!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: Melon Caprese Skewers, caprese skewers, melon skewers, mozzarella appetizers, easy melon recipes, melon appetizer recipes
Servings: 10 people
Author: Gaby

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Basil Vinaigrette (recipe below)
  • 1 small cantaloupe scooped into balls
  • 1 small honeydew scooped into balls
  • 1 small seedless watermelon scooped into balls
  • 20 fresh water-packed mozzarella balls drained
  • 10 thin slices prosciutto cut in half lengthwise, gathered into ruffle
  • Small wooden skewers about 4-6 inches long
  • Maldon sea salt
  • Freshly cracked black pepper

For the basil vinaigrette

  • 1 shallot roughly chopped
  • 2 cups tightly packed fresh basil leaves stems removed (about 4 ounces)
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt

Instructions

  • Thread an assortment of the ingredients on the skewer - melon ball, basil leaf, mozzarella ball, ruffled prosciutto etc.
  • Arrange skewers on platter. Drizzle with basil vinaigrette and sprinkle with maldon sea salt and freshly cracked black pepper.