Crouton Caprese Antipasti Kabobs

Crouton Caprese Antipasti Kabobs
Staff Writer

Patricia Stagich

Summer entertaining should be simple and easy. This recipe allows you to serve a favorite summer appetizer, antipasti, easily on bamboo skewers, so your guests can dig in without any fuss. 

Ingredients

  • 2  Tablespoons  extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2  Cups  stale bread cubes
  • 1  Teaspoon  minced garlic
  • jar roasted red peppers
  • 1  Cup  Kalamata olives
  • 8  Ounces  bocconcini, wrapped with fresh basil leaves
  • 2  Cups  grape or cherry tomatoes
  • jar marinated artichoke hearts

Directions

Heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the bread cubes and garlic and sauté, turning occasionally, until the bread cubes are brown and crisp. 

Thread bamboo skewers with the garlic-toasted croutons, roasted red peppers, Kalamata olives, bocconcini, tomatoes, artichoke hearts, and an additional crouton, in any order you choose. 

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
13g
19%
Sugar
9g
10%
Saturated Fat
2g
8%
Cholesterol
1mg
0%
Carbohydrate, by difference
20g
15%
Protein
2g
4%
Vitamin A, RAE
72µg
10%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
1mg
1%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
11µg
12%
Calcium, Ca
76mg
8%
Choline, total
7mg
2%
Fiber, total dietary
2g
8%
Fluoride, F
43µg
1%
Folate, total
21µg
5%
Iron, Fe
2mg
11%
Magnesium, Mg
14mg
4%
Niacin
1mg
7%
Phosphorus, P
47mg
7%
Selenium, Se
7µg
13%
Sodium, Na
446mg
30%
Water
121g
4%

Crouton Shopping Tip

Buy lettuce that is crisp and free of blemishes.

Crouton Cooking Tip

Before dressing, keep your salad chilled in the refrigerator to stay crisp.