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Melon & Mozzarella Skewers

Marinated Mozzerella and Melon Skewers

The following recipe and photography was provided by Christina Musgrave of Tasting with Tina.

Melon & Mozzarella Skewers are the most delicious summer appetizer!

With pesto-coated mozzarella, prosciutto, honeydew melon and fresh basil, they’re a refreshing starter to any summer gathering.

Marinated Mellon and Mozzarella Skewers

The most unique thing about these skewers is the citrusy vinaigrette that is drizzled overtop. Made from Kiwano melons, a unique find from the Fresh Discovery section of Heinen’s Produce Department, it’s an element that you don’t want to skip when making this recipe for yourself!

Marinated Mozzerella and Melon Skewers
Melon & Mozzarella Skewers
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  • 1 honeydew watermelon, cubed
  • 2 Tbsp. Heinen’s pesto
  • 2 cups fresh mozzarella balls
  • 2 oz. prosciutto
  • 1 cup basil, plus more for serving
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. black pepper
  • 1/4 cup kiwano melon
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • Wooden skewers


  1. Combine the pesto and fresh mozzarella balls in a large bowl. Add the mozzarella balls, honeydew melon, prosciutto and basil to wooden skewers.
  2. Combine the extra virgin oil, salt, black pepper, kiwano melon and lemon juice in a food processor. Pulse until combined and spoon the vinaigrette over skewers. Top with extra basil and serve.

Marinated Mozzerella Skewers

Christina Musgrave
By Christina Musgrave
Christina Musgrave is a recipe developer, food photographer and food writer. She’s always looking forward to her next meal. Her blog, Tasting with Tina, is a celebration of easy yet delicious recipes that help busy families create delicious meals and memories in their homes.

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