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Fruit 'n' Cheese Kabobs with Strawberry Dip Recipe

Fruit 'n' Cheese Kabobs with Strawberry Dip Recipe

Juicy, colorful fruit pairs with mozzarella cheese for a special treat in this kabob recipe. The sweet and tangy strawberry dip makes an ideal accompaniment. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (3 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh strawberries
  • 1 tablespoon strawberry jam
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 6 fresh strawberries
  • 4 cubes part-skim mozzarella cheese (1 inch each)
  • 4 cantaloupe balls

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese, chopped strawberries, jam, honey, lemon juice and peel until combined. Cover and refrigerate until serving.
  • 2. On two skewers, alternately thread the strawberries, cheese cubes and cantaloupe. Serve with dip. Yield: 2 kabobs and 1/2 cup dip.

Nutritional Facts

1 kabob and 1/4 cup dip (prepared with reduced-fat cream cheese) equals 268 calories, 15 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 45 mg cholesterol, 333 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 13 g protein.