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Grape, Cheddar and Jicama Skewers with Cilantro Lime Dipping Sauce

Grape, Cheddar and Jicama Skewers with Cilantro Lime Dipping Sauce

Grape,-Cheddar-and-Jicama-Skewers-with-Cilantro-Lime-Dipping-SauceIngredients

  • 3/4 cup green grapes
  • 6 ounces mild cheddar cheese, cut into 1/2 inch cubes
  • 1/4 large jicama* root, peeled and cut into 1/2 inch cubes
  • 8 10-inch wooden skewers
  • 1/2 cup low-fat plain yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated lime zest
  • 2 teaspoons lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • pinch of salt

 

Directions

Place the grapes, cheddar and jicama onto the skewers, alternating them until there are three of each item on each skewer.

In a small bowl stir together the yogurt, cilantro, lime zest and juice, honey and salt until well combined. Serve the skewers with the sauce for dipping.

*Can substitute 1/3 large English cucumber, seeded and cut into 1/2 inch chunks if jicama is difficult to find.

 

Notes

Recipe created by Chef and Nutritionist, Ellie Krieger, M.S., R.D. Makes 4 servings Serving size: 2 skewers and 2 tablespoons sauce Excellent source of: protein, vitamin C, calcium Good source of: fiber, vitamin A

 

Serving Suggestions

No serving suggestions.

 

Nutritional Information

Calories 260; Total Fat 16 g; (Sat Fat 9 g, Mono Fat 0.1 g, Poly Fat 0.1 g); Protein 11 g; Carb 16 g; Fiber 4 g; Cholesterol 45 mg; Sodium 370 mg