Fruit Skewers with Ginger Dip Recipe

Fruit Skewers with Ginger Dip Recipe
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Fruit Skewers with Ginger Dip Recipe

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“A friend shared this refreshing recipe with us and my husband and I thought it was simply delicious,” writes Cindy Winter-Hartley from Apex, North Carolina. Laced with lime, ginger and honey, the creamy dip is great all year-round.
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup reduced-fat spreadable strawberry cream cheese
  • 2/3 cup reduced-fat sour cream
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 2 cups green grapes
  • 2 cups fresh or canned unsweetened pineapple chunks
  • 2 large red apples, cut into 1-inch pieces

Directions

For dip, in a small bowl, beat cream cheese and sour cream until smooth. Beat in the lime juice, honey and ginger until smooth. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
On eight 12-in. skewers, alternately thread the grapes, pineapple and apples. Serve immediately with dip. Yield: 8 skewers (1-1/2 cups dip).
Originally published as Fruit Skewers with Ginger Dip in Light & Tasty December/January 2008, p29

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 180 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 18mg cholesterol, 104mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (23g sugars, 2g fiber), 4g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fruit, 1 fat.

  • 2/3 cup reduced-fat spreadable strawberry cream cheese
  • 2/3 cup reduced-fat sour cream
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 2 cups green grapes
  • 2 cups fresh or canned unsweetened pineapple chunks
  • 2 large red apples, cut into 1-inch pieces
  1. For dip, in a small bowl, beat cream cheese and sour cream until smooth. Beat in the lime juice, honey and ginger until smooth. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  2. On eight 12-in. skewers, alternately thread the grapes, pineapple and apples. Serve immediately with dip. Yield: 8 skewers (1-1/2 cups dip).
Originally published as Fruit Skewers with Ginger Dip in Light & Tasty December/January 2008, p29

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