How to make Mozzarella Skewers -

Mozzarella cubes along with tomatoes and basil skewered together and baked. a must try, melt in the mouth recipe.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from the book Italian Cooking.

Main Ingredients : White Bread, Mozzarella Cheese (मोज़ारेला चीज़)

Cuisine : Italian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Mozzarella Skewers

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Italian cuisine has developed through centuries of social and political changes, with roots stretching to antiquity.  Italian cuisine is simple and a number of dishes having only four to eight ingredients.  They rely mostly on the quality of ingredients rather than elaborate preparation.
Noteworthy changes in Italian cuisine happened with the discovery of the New World and the introduction of potatoes, tomatoes, bell peppers and maize, which are now an integral part of this cuisine.  Italian cuisine is known for its regional diversity each with a distinct taste.  This cuisine today is probably one of the most popular in the world.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Mozzarella Skewers Recipe

  • White Bread 1/2 inch slices 12 slices

  • Mozzarella Cheese 3 tablespoon

  • Mozzarella cheese 1/4 inch pieces 225 grams

  • Tomato cut into 1/4 inch pieces 3 medium

  • Basil leaves 20-25

  • Salt to taste

  • Peppercorns freshly ground 10-12


Step 1

Preheat the oven to 220°C. Trim the bread crusts and cut each slice into four equal squares. Brush both sides with olive oil, arrange on a baking tray and bake for three to five minutes, or until the squares are pale gold.

Step 2

Remove from the oven. Thread stacks onto sixteen wooden skewers, starting each with a square of bread, followed by a slice of mozzarella, a slice of tomato and a basil leaf.

Step 3

Sprinkle with salt and crushed peppercorns, and repeat the sequence ending with a slice of bread. Place the skewers on a baking tray and drizzle with remaining oil.

Step 4

Bake for ten to fifteen minutes or till the cheese begins to melt. Serve hot, garnished with fresh basil leaves.

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