Grape, Cheddar and Jicama Skewers

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California Table Grape Commission
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  • Yield: 4 servings

Ingredients

3/4cup green California grapes (24 grapes)
6ounces mild cheddar cheese, cut into ½-inch cubes
1large jicama root, peeled and cut into ½-inch cubes*
8-- (10-inch) wooden skewers
1/2cup low-fat plain yogurt
1tablespoon finely chopped fresh cilantro leaves
1teaspoon finely grated lime zest
2teaspoons lime juice
1teaspoon honey
-- Pinch of salt

Instructions

  1. Place the grapes, cheddar and jicama onto the skewers, alternating them until there are three of each item on each skewer.
  2. 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.

Recipe by Ellie Krieger

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 260
  • Fat 16g
  • Saturated Fat 9g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0.1g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 0.1g
  • Cholesterol 45mg
  • Sodium 370mg
  • Carbohydrate 16g
  • Fiber 4g
  • Protein 11g