Marinated Watermelon Caprese Skewers
appetizer

Marinated Watermelon Caprese Skewers

The perfect blend of sweet and savory, these Marinated Watermelon Caprese Skewers were made for summer entertaining. A fun twist on classic Italian Caprese, watermelon stars are soaked in an herby basil balsamic marinade and skewered with mild white cheese and prosciutto. 

  • 25m

    prep time

  • 60

    Calories

  • 8

    Ingredients

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Ingredients

36

(1 skewer)

Servings

  • 1 package limited edition grill mates basil balsamic veggie marinade mix
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 mini seedless watermelon, (about 10 pounds), cut into 1-inch thick slices
  • 1/2 pound provolone, thinly sliced Substitutions available
    • 1/2 pound mozzarella cheese, thinly sliced
  • 6 ounces prosciutto, thinly sliced Substitutions available
    • 6 ounces pepperoni, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup blueberries

Instructions

  • Mix Marinade Mix, oil, water and vinegar in small bowl. Set aside.

  • Cut out star shapes from each watermelon slice with small star-shaped cookie cutter. Place in large resealable plastic bag. Add marinade; turn gently to coat well. Refrigerate 15 to 20 minutes.

  • Remove watermelon from marinade. Reserve any remaining marinade. Cut each watermelon star in half crosswise to form 2 thinner stars.

  • To assemble each skewer, thread 1 blueberry, 1 thin watermelon star, 1 prosciutto slice, 1 cheese slice and another thin watermelon star onto a short wooden skewer or toothpick, pressing together to make a star-shaped watermelon sandwich. Drizzle skewers with reserved marinade, if desired.

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