Appetizers

Tomato and Mozzarella Skewers with Pesto Sauce

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These tomato and mozzarella skewers with pesto sauce are a great alternative to the famous Caprese salad!

12
12 cherry tomatoes
12 mini mozzarella balls
lettuce (or other leaf vegetable), for decoration
3 tbsp homemade pesto (website)
12 wooden mini-skewers (or toothpicks)
Wash and dry the cherry tomatoes. Drain the excess liquid from mozzarella balls and dip them in pesto sauce. You can find the recipe for pesto sauce you here. Thread a pesto covered mozzarella ball onto a...
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Nutritions

Calories
135

Sodium
497mg
20% DV

Fat
3g
5% DV

Protein
5g
10% DV

Carbs
19g
6% DV

Fiber
2g
11% DV

This crispy fried chicken sandwich recipe is better than Chik-Fil-A, Popeye's or McDonald's! The chicken breast is brined in pickle juice, breaded with flavorful seasonings, fried until golden brown, and then piled on a toasted brioche bun with lettuce, tomato, pickles and mayonnaise. Serve the sandwich with a side of waffle fries and homemade Chik-Fil-A sauce for dipping!

4 chicken cutlets
1/2 c milk
1/2 c dill pickle juice
2 c all purpose flour
2 T confectioners sugar
2 t baking powder
2 t paprika
2 t kosher salt
1/2 t black pepper
1/2 t garlic powder
1/4 t onion powder
1 egg
oil ( for frying )
4 sandwich buns ( buttered and griddled )
Optional for serving ( lettuce, tomato, mayonnaise, pickles )
Chik-Fil-A Sauce:
1/2 c mayonnaise
2 T barbecue sauce
1 T honey
2 t prepared yellow mustard
1 t lemon juice
4
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the milk and pickle juice.
  • Add the chicken to the milk mixture and toss to coat. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 8 hours or up to (but...
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Nutritions

Calories
631

Sodium
1717mg
71% DV

Fat
4g
6% DV

Protein
19g
38% DV

Carbs
127g
43% DV

Fiber
6g
25% DV