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Citrusy Fruit Kabobs Recipe
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Citrusy Fruit Kabobs Recipe

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Fresh, fruity—and lower in sodium and fat—this kabob recipe is a great pick! —Mary Relyea, Canastota, New York
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons honey
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 24 fresh strawberries
  • 16 cubes fresh pineapple
  • 2 small bananas, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh mint

Nutritional Facts

1 kabob equals 83 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 2 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1 fruit.

Directions

  1. In a small saucepan, combine the first six ingredients. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat; cool to room temperature.
  2. Alternately thread an eighth of the fruit onto one metal or soaked wooden skewer. Repeat seven times. Brush with half of glaze. Moisten a paper towel with cooking oil; using long-handled tongs,
  3. lightly coat the grill rack.
  4. Grill, covered, over medium heat for 5-7 minutes or until lightly browned, turning occasionally and basting frequently with remaining glaze. Just before serving, sprinkle with mint. Serve warm. Yield: 8 kabobs.
Originally published as Citrusy Fruit Kabobs in Healthy Cooking August/September 2011, p9

Nutritional Facts

1 kabob equals 83 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 2 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1 fruit.

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.

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