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Fresh Vegetable Kabobs with Jalapeño Aioli

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Fresh Vegetable Kabobs with Jalapeño Aioli
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 50 min
  • Ingredients 16
  • Servings 25
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Yogurt provides a simple addition to jalapeño aioli that’s served with cheesy vegetable kabobs - a tasty appetizer.

Ingredients

Marinade

  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2/3 cup finely chopped cilantro
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper

Jalapeño Aioli

  • 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 2/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/3 cup Greek plain yogurt
  • 1 medium jalapeño chile, seeded, finely chopped (about 1/4 cup)

Kabobs

  • 25 (6-inch) bamboo skewers
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes
  • 1 large yellow bell pepper, cut into 1-inch squares
  • 1 English (seedless) cucumber, cut lengthwise in half, sliced
  • 1 lb Queso Fresco or Monterey Jack cheese, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • Cilantro leaves, if desired

Directions

  • 1
    In large bowl, mix Marinade ingredients. Add tomatoes, bell pepper, cucumber and cheese. Cover and refrigerate about 30 minutes.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, make Jalapeño Aioli. In 6-inch skillet, heat 1 teaspoon oil over medium-high heat until hot. Cook garlic in oil about 1 minute. In small bowl, mix garlic, mayonnaise, yogurt and jalapeño chile. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  • 3
    Drain vegetables, reserving marinade mixture. Thread skewers alternately with tomato, bell pepper, cucumber and cheese; top with cilantro leaf. Serve with reserved marinade and aioli.

Nutrition Information

130 Calories, 11g Total Fat, 4g Protein, 3g Total Carbohydrate, 3g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Kabob
Calories
130
Calories from Fat
100
Total Fat
11g
18%
Saturated Fat
4g
19%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
230mg
10%
Potassium
140mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate
3g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
3g
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
30%
30%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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  • Yogurt provides a simple addition to jalapeño aioli that’s served with cheesy vegetable kabobs - a tasty appetizer.
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