Tasty Ideas: Using Grapes in Your Kitchen
|Grape, Cheddar and Jicama Skewers with Cilantro Lime Dipping Sauce|
Ingredients3/4 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
DirectionsPlace 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.
NotesRecipe 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
Nutritional StatsCalories 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