Friday, January 24, 2014

Greek Salad Skewers | #AppetizerWeek

Welcome to Day #5 of Appetizer Week, a multi-blogger event co-hosted by Kim of Cravings of a Lunatic and Kristen from Frugal Antics of a Harried Homemaker. Whether you are a Broncos fan or a Seahawks fan, we wanted to make sure you had plenty of ideas for your game day spread. Each day we will be dishing up a different set of appetizers. We hope you enjoy this fabulous group of recipes. Tune in each day starting with Monday, January 20 and ending on Saturday, January 25.

Greek Salad Skewers

These Greek Salad Skewers are so easy to make and so tasty (and will make your low carb friends happy). The ingredients can be sliced and refrigerated a day in advance, and the skewers can be assembled about an hour in advance. 

Greek Salad Skewers

These are tasty. I put a few of these together to take this photo for this post, and Mr. Kitchen wanted to know where they were once I was done. I had to confess that that I'd eaten them all. Sheepish grin. 

Greek Salad Skewers

Greek Salad Skewers

Ingredients

1/4 English cucumber, cut into four 1/2 inch thick diagonal slices
4 ounces feta cheese, cut into 16 cubes
8 pitted Kalamata olives, cut in half
8 grape tomatoes, halved
2 T extra virgin olive oil
Freshly ground black pepper or mixed peppercorns 
16 toothpicks

Instructions

  1. Cut the cucumber slices into quarters
  2. Thread each toothpick with a tomato, Kalamata, feta, and then the cucumber piece
  3. Place the skewers on a serving plate and drizzle the assembled skewers with the olive oil 
  4. Grind the pepper over the appetizers and serve
Adapted from Fine Cooking Appetizers, 2009

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7 comments:

  1. This is neat idea. I have made caprese salad skewers, but I never thought to try making other little salad bites.

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  2. What a fun and easy idea! And I completely covet the stacking salt boxes, no question. Thank you!

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    1. They do look gorgeous! Thanks Marie for stopping by!

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  3. Wonderful idea Karen! And you can make combinations also with onion and green bell pepper to use all the Greek salad ingredients. Yummy! Loved it!

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    1. I am so happy you approve! I was worried about that =)

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