Tre Stelle® Mozzarella Appetizer Skewers - Fondue on a skewer!
Gently melted mozzarella meets its match with crispy seasoned ciabatta cubes on a skewer, served with a bold and addictive dip!Prep Time:
1 hour & 9 minutes Ready In:
1 + hour Serves:
Makes approximately 16-18 skewers
1/2 cup | 125 mL olive oil 2 tbsp | 30 mL fresh basil, finely chopped 1/2 tsp | 2 mL salt pinch of black pepper 1 loaf Ciabatta style bread 2 balls | 340 g each Tre Stelle® Mozzarella Cheese, cut into 1” cubes 16-18 wooden skewers soaked in water for one hour prior to use. Anchovy Dipping Sauce 1/2 cup | 125 mL olive oil 4 cloves garlic, minced 6 anchovy fillets in oil 1/3 cup | 80 mL unsalted butter
In a small bowl combine olive oil and fresh basil, allow to infuse for 1 hour or cover and set aside overnight. Preheat oven to 400ºF (200ºC). Cut Ciabatta into 1” slices and brush both sides with olive oil/basil marinade, cut each slice into 1” cubes. Place on a baking sheet and bake until very lightly golden on all sides; turning occasionally as to avoid burning. Remove from oven. Skewer cubes of Mozzarella with cubes of bread, starting and ending with bread. Anchovy Dipping Sauce: In a small saucepan combine all ingredients and simmer lightly until butter is melted. Keep warm until ready to serve. Sit skewers over a shallow baking pan so that cheese does not touch the bottom. Bake until the cheese begins to melt – approximately 5 minutes. Serve with Anchovy dipping sauce.
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Created by: Tre Stelle Kitchen