Tangy Mozzarella Bites
I adapted this recipe from one I found years ago, substituting ingredients most people have on hand. I like to serve it with crackers or small bread slices.
Total TimePrep: 5 min. + chilling
Makesabout 3 cups
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 1 to 2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- 1 teaspoon dried basil
- 1 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
- 16 ounces cubed part-skim mozzarella cheese
- In a large bowl, combine the oil, vinegar, garlic, basil and pepper. Add cheese; toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
Nutrition Facts2 tablespoons: 74 calories, 5g fat (2g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 100mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 5g protein.
Originally published as Tangy Mozzarella Bites in Country Woman Christmas 2002