Why do so many impromptu parties happen in the Summer? It seems like every weekend I'm running around trying to quickly throw together a refreshing pitcher drink or frozen dessert or fast appetizer. My latest creation when it comes to easy entertaining are these fruity and salty skewers. They're super simple to make, fun to eat, and taste delicious!
I used watermelon, feta cheese, and Kalamata olives, but if you don't like olives, the combination of watermelon and feta is a classic crowd-pleaser. These skewers were drizzled with basil oil, but any herb you have on hand (mint, cilantro, parsley, etc.) would pair with the watermelon. Read more to check out the recipe that's so uncomplicated it almost shouldn't be called a recipe!
2 tablespoons minced herbs (cilantro, parsley, basil, or mint) Serves 4.
4 tablespoons olive oil
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
16 wooden skewers
16 bite-sized cubes of seedless watermelon
16 1-inch by 1/2-inch slices of feta cheese
16 pitted Kalamata olives
2 tablespoons minced herbs (cilantro, parsley, basil, or mint)