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Skewered Mozzarella with Canadian Bacon

Contributed by: Chris WebAdmin. of RecipesNow.com

Ingredients:

  • 28 ea Sliced Canadian bacon
  • 12 oz Mozzarella cheese
  • 12 ea Slices French bread (cut into 1/2 inch slices)
  • 12 ea Slices raw tomato (cut into 1/2 inch slices)
  • 1/3 cup Salad oil
  • 2 8 oz Cans tomato sauce
  • 1 1/2 cup Grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 ea Paprika
  • 1 ea Salad oil again
  • 4 skewers approximately 10-12 in. long

Directions:

Preheat the oven 400 degrees.

Cut the cheese into cut into approx. 1 in. squares about 1/4 in. thick (28 pieces).

Fold a slice of Canadian bacon around each piece of cheese. Press the bacon firmly to hold the cheese in place.

Cut each piece of tomato and each piece of bread in half.

Heat the 1/3 cup of oil in a large skillet. Brown bread on both sides. Be prepared to turn bread quickly to avoid burning. It should be merely light brown.

On each skewer thread alternate pieces of bacon wrapped around the mozzarella, bread and tomato. Begin and end with the bacon.

Place each skewer in a shallow baking pan or shallow earthenware casserole. Be sure the folded top of each piece of bacon is up.

Pour tomato sauce over each skewer. Sprinkle generously with Parmesan cheese. Sprinkle lightly with paprika and additional salad oil.

Bake the skewers until brown on top. Serve immediately while very hot.

Serving Size: Makes 4 servings


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