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Vegetarian Skewers

  • 14/06/2006
  • Easy
  • 4
  • 20 min

All that can be said about this little invention is; it’s quick to prepare, attractive in colour and taste, small enough to have as a snack and especially handy for entertaining. Need we say more!

Ingredients

  • 250 g cherry tomatoes
  • 160 g olives stuffed with capsicum
  • 320 g mozzarella cut in large cubes
  • packet of wooden skewers
  • 50-100 ml olive oil
  • 1 rosemary twig
  • 160 g Ajvar vegetable relish mild

Preparation

  1. 1.
    Thread tomatoes, olives and mozzarella interchangeably onto small wooden skewers.
  2. 2.
    Heat up olive oil (leaving about a tablespoon aside) and fry the prepared skewers, for about a minute.
  3. 3.
    During cooking brush skewers with rosemary twig dipped in remaining olive oil.

Serving

Vegetarian skewers are best served with Ajvar vegetable relish and crusty bread.

Tip

Prawns and mushrooms also suit this recipe well.

Energy and nutritional values

Energy and nutritional values are calculated per one serving (i.e. for 1 person). For a dessert, energy and nutritional values have been calculated per 100 g.

Nutrient Unit of measure Amount F rda (%) M rda (%)
Energy values kcal / kJ 503 / 2.103 - -
Fat g 40,47 - -
Carbohydrates g 12,01 - -
Dietary fibre g 1,99 - -
Protein g 23,62 - -
Sodium g 1,90 0 0
Vitamin A μg 2.973,74 74 59
Vitamin E mg 4,22 19 19
Vitamin C mg 74,14 99 82
Niacin mg 5,33 38 27
Potassium mg 292,09 8 8
Calcium mg 630,86 63 63
Phosphorous mg 439,39 55 55

* RDA is based on daily allowances for women of 2000 kcal, and for men of 2900 kcal at the age of 25 to 50. (Source: DRI reports - Macronutrients, Elements, Vitamins, www.nap.edu; Genesis R&D and Podravka d.d.)