Enhance your snacking experience with our vibrant and flavor-packed Salad on a Stick recipe. These handheld skewers are bursting with the freshness of vegetables and zesty tastes, making them a delightful addition to any event. Whether you’re looking for a revitalizing snack, a tantalizing appetizer, or a light meal, these colorful and nutritious creations are sure to impress your friends and family.
1 cup of cherry tomatoes, thoroughly rinsed
1 cup of cucumber, cut into bite-sized cubes
1 cup of mozzarella cheese, expertly cubed
1 cup of bell peppers, an array of colors, cut into satisfying chunks
1 cup of red onion, bite-sized pieces
1 cup of lettuce leaves, carefully torn into small bits
1/4 cup of fresh basil leaves
1/4 cup of high-quality olive oil
2 tablespoons of balsamic vinegar
Salt and pepper to taste
Step 1. Prep the Vegetables:
Begin by assembling your ingredients, which include cherry tomatoes, cucumber, mozzarella cheese, bell peppers, red onions, lettuce, and fresh basil.
Rinse the cherry tomatoes, and cut the cucumber and mozzarella cheese into bite-sized pieces.
Cut the assorted bell peppers into chunks.
Cut the red onion into bite-sized pieces.
Tear the lettuce leaves into small pieces.
Step 2. Create the Dressing:
In a small mixing bowl, combine olive oil, balsamic vinegar, a pinch of salt, and a dash of pepper.
Whisk the ingredients together until they form a well-blended dressing with a harmonious flavor.
Step 3. Thread the Skewers:
Thread the prepped ingredients onto skewers. Make sure to alternate the ingredients to create a colorful and flavorful arrangement.
For each skewer, you can include cherry tomatoes, cucumber cubes, mozzarella cheese, bell pepper chunks, red onion pieces, and torn lettuce leaves.
Step 4. Drizzle with the Dressing:
Generously drizzle the prepared dressing over the skewered vegetables. Ensure that each skewer is evenly coated with the tangy dressing.
Let the flavors meld for a few minutes, allowing the dressing to enhance the taste of your Salad on a Stick.
Step 5. Garnish with Fresh Basil:
To add a fragrant and herbaceous touch to your skewers, sprinkle fresh basil leaves over the top.
The aromatic basil will elevate both the taste and presentation of your dish.
Step 6. Serve and Enjoy:
Place the platter of Salad on a Stick on the table, ready for your guests to enjoy.
These skewers can be served as delightful appetizers, light side dishes, or healthy snacks.
Embrace the freshness and flavors of this zesty and nutritious creation – it’s as convenient as it is delicious, making it a hit at your next gathering!