Tasty Ideas: Using Grapes in Your Kitchen
|Grape, Cheddar and Jicama Skewers with Cilantro Lime Dipping Sauce|
Ingredients3/4 cup green seedless California grapes (24 grapes)
4 ounces fat-free cheddar cheese, cut into ½ inch cubes
1/4 large jicama root, peeled and cut into ½ inch cubes*
1/2 cup fat-free 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
8 10-inch wooden skewers or 16 5-inch wooden skewers
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 ½ inch chunks if jicama is difficult to find.
Makes 4 servings.
Serving size: 2 skewers and 2 tablespoons sauce.
NotesRecipe created by Chef and Nutritionist, Ellie Krieger, M.S., R.D.
Nutritional StatsNutritional analysis per serving: Calories 111; Protein 11 g; Fat 0 g; Sat Fat 0 g, Calories from Fat 1%; Calories from Sat Fat 1%; Carbohydrates 17 g; Cholesterol 6 mg; Fiber 4 g; Sodium 284 mg.