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Melon & Mozzarella Skewers

Melon & Mozzarella Skewers
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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!

Melon & Mozzarella Skewers

Melon & Mozzarella Skewers


  • 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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