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

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

Here's a delicious, fun-to-make snack that's a great way to involve the kids in the kitchen. The best part is, there's no actual cooking involved, so it's great for those sweltering summer days when turning on the stove seems like the last thing anyone would want to do.

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4
Servings
247
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Notes

*Note: Can substitute 1/3 large English cucumber, seeded and cut into ½-inch chunks if jicama is difficult to find.

Ingredients

  • 24 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*
  • 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 eight 10-inch wooden skewers, alternating them until there are 3 of each item on each skewer. In a small bowl, stir together the remaining ingredients until well combined. Serve the skewers with the sauce for dipping.

Grape Shopping Tip

Buying fruits in season when they are at the peak of their freshness make for great tasting food and can save you money.

Grape Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
15g
24%
Sugar
9g
N/A
Saturated Fat
9g
45%
Cholesterol
47mg
16%
Protein
12g
24%
Carbs
16g
5%
Vitamin A
124µg
14%
Vitamin B12
0.5µg
8.1%
Vitamin C
18mg
30%
Vitamin D
0.3µg
0.1%
Vitamin E
0.8mg
3.9%
Vitamin K
8µg
10%
Calcium
338mg
34%
Fiber
4g
16%
Folate (food)
24µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
24µg
6%
Iron
0.7mg
3.7%
Magnesium
27mg
7%
Monounsaturated
4g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
0.3mg
1.3%
Phosphorus
250mg
36%
Polyunsaturated
0.7g
N/A
Potassium
257mg
7%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.3mg
16.1%
Sodium
365mg
15%
Sugars, added
1g
N/A
Trans
0.5g
N/A
Zinc
2mg
12%

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