caprese wreath
Fitness & Nutrition

Caprese Wreath Is Diabetic-Friendly and Heart-Healthy

By on 12/21/2017

Here’s a holiday appetizer that is festive, healthy and easy. With only four ingredients, this holiday wreath appetizer can be put together in minutes.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 baguette loaf (6 oz) cut into 3/4″ slices
  • bunches fresh basil leaves (about 50 leaves)
  • pt cherry tomatoes
  • 16 oz mozzarella balls
  • Approximately 16–20 toothpicks

Preparation

  • On a large round platter, arrange the baguette slices in a circle. Arrange the basil leaves on top of the baguette slices to cover the bread completely.
  • Thread a cherry tomato and a mozzarella ball on each toothpick, with the toothpick end sticking out on the cherry tomato side. Insert the threaded toothpicks through the basil leaves and into the bread slices, to cover the whole “wreath” circle.

Nutritional Info

Serves 16
Serving size: Approximately 1 baguette slice with 2 tomatoes and 1 mozzarella ball

Calories: 113
Fat: 6g
Saturated Fat: 3g
Cholesterol: 22mg
Sodium: 247mg
Carbohydrates: 6g
Fiber: 0g
Protein: 7g


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Date Last Reviewed: February 6, 2017

Editorial Review: Judy Capodanno, Health eCooking Editorial Director, Baldwin Publishing, Inc. Contact Editor

Dietary Review: Jane Schwartz, RD

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