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Grilled fruit salad with Bocconcini and mint

Dairy Farmers of Canada
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  • Course Salads
  • Prep. Time 20 mins
  • Cooking Time 5 mins
  • Yields 4 servings
  • Course Salads
  • Prep. Time 20 mins
  • Cooking Time 5 mins
  • Yields 4 servings

Making Bocconcini is a lot like pulling taffy.

Learn more about how Bocconcini is made.


Ingredients

1 Box (450 g) of strawberries, hulled
3 peaches, each cut in quarters
7 oz (200 g) Canadian Bocconcini, each cut in quarters
1/4 cup (60 mL) pure apple juice
2 tbsp (30 mL) fresh mint, chopped
2 tbsp (30 mL) fresh basil, chopped

Preparation

Preheat grill to medium.

Put strawberries on skewers if small, and place on grill along with peach quarters. Cook about 5 minutes, turning them over at least once.

Remove skewers and place the fruit in a salad bowl.

Add Bocconcini, apple juice, mint and basil. Stir well.

Serve as an appetizer or as the perfect accompaniment for grilled dishes such as pork chops.

Tips

Add a touch of honey or maple syrup to turn the dish into a dessert, or add salt and pepper or a few drops of balsamic glaze for an appetizer.

Cheese alternative: Canadian Feta.

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Bocconcini is a pretty Italian name that means "little bites".

Learn more about bocconcini cheese.

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Bocconcini is a favourite among people who like a lighter cheese.

Learn how to pair it and other Canadian cheeses with apples.

Nutritional Info

Per serving
Energy: 201 Calories
Protein: 12 g
Carbohydrate: 17 g
Fat: 10 g
Fibre: 3.1 g
Sodium: 2 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

Nutrient % DV*
Calcium: 17 % / 190 mg
Vitamin C: 79 %
Phosphorus: 15 %
Riboflavin: 15 %
Folate: 13 %

*percentage of daily value

*Note: The daily value (DV) is established by Health Canada and corresponds to the daily quantity recommended for each nutrient. The percentage of the daily value (% DV) indicates the proportion of the nutrient provided by a serving of the recipe, in comparison with the quantity recommended.

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