I am not sure why but my kids love anything that has been stabbed by a tooth pick! We were having company over and instead of salad the girls were far more interested in making kabobs – they used the classic Caprese salad fixings, only on a stick and “dunked” instead of drizzling. Despite these little treats having a grown up taste, they were definitely a hit with the under 12 crowd!
From the Garden:
Sun Gold baby tomatoes
Purple Opal Basil
From the Store:
Liquid Gold Maple Balsamic Vinegar (Local!)
Fresh Mozzarella mini balls
How they did it:
Simplicity is the key to success! The girls stabbed a tomato, then a basil leaf or two, then a cheese ball. After arranging them on a plate, they dunked them in Maple Balsamic Vinegar. My Hubby preferred to dunk them in a mixture of Olive Oil, traditional Balsamic vinegar, garlic and sea salt (I had some dressing made from another night, the maple was too sweet for him…)
They did not last long enough to get a picture of the full tray!