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Basil Cups With Roasted Red Peppers & Fresh Mozzarella

Per Serving

Basil Cups With Roasted Red Peppers & Fresh Mozzarella

Makes: 32 servings
Serving Size: 1 piece
Calories 45
Fat 2.5 g
Saturated Fat 1.5 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Carbohydrate 2 g
Fiber 0 g
Sugars 1 g
Cholesterol 5 mg
Sodium 75 mg
Potassium 60 mg
Protein 3 g
Phosphorus 60 mg
Choices: Lean Meat 1
  • Makes: 32 servings
  • Serving Size: 1 piece
  • Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

1 bunch fresh basil (large leaves are best), washed and dried
4 roasted red peppers, cut into 1-inch squares
1 lb. fresh mozzarella, cut into 32 pieces, each 1/4 inch thick
Freshly ground black pepper
4 Tbsp. balsamic glaze
2 cans rolled anchovies with capers (optional)
Good-quality extra virgin olive oil (optional)

Directions

  1. Layer a basil leaf, a piece of roasted red pepper, and a piece of mozzarella. Sprinkle with freshly ground black pepper.
  2. Cover and refrigerate until serving time. Just before serving, put a drop of balsamic glaze on each piece. Garnish with anchovies and olive oil, if desired.

Adapted from The Healthy Home Cookbook: Diabetes-Friendly Recipes for Holidays, Parties, and Everyday Celebration by Barbara Seelig-Brown

 
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