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Mini Caprese Bites

Mini Caprese Bites

3 Ratings
3 Ratings
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MyPlate Kitchen
Makes: 4 Servings
Total Cost: $$$$

These fun bite-size snacks are a great way to use basil and tomatoes from a SNAP-Ed garden. They can also help kids learn to like veggies.

Ingredients

  • 4 cherry tomatoes
  • 1 cheese stick, part-skim
  • 8 fresh basil (leaves)
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil (or other vegetable oil)
  • 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar (or other vinegar)
4 toothpicks

Directions

  1. Slice string cheese into 4 equal parts. 
  2. On a toothpick, skewer one cherry tomato, 2 basil leaves, and 1 piece string cheese. 
  3. Drizzle finished kebabs evenly with olive oil and balsamic vinegar.

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 mini kebab
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 24
Total Fat 1 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 1 mg
Sodium 53 mg
Carbohydrates 1 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Total Sugars 1 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 2 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 71 mg
Iron 0 mg
Potassium 52 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 24
Total Fat 1 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g
Linoleic Acid 0 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 1 mg
Carbohydrates 1 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Total Sugars 1 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 2 g
Minerals
Calcium 71 mg
Potassium 52 mg
Sodium 53 mg
Copper 17 mcg
Iron 0 mg
Magnesium 5 mg
Phosphorus 51 mg
Selenium 1 mcg
Zinc 31 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 19 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0 mg
Vitamin B12 0.1 mcg
Vitamin C 2 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 0 mg
Vitamin K 6 mcg
Folate 4 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0 mg
Riboflavin 0 mg
Niacin 0 mg
Choline 2 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Dairy 1/4 cups

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