Ham & Sweet Potato Kabobs
I like to serve these kabobs with a green salad for an easy, thrifty meal. The buttery, brown sugar marinade highlights everything on the skewer. Sandra Hill, Wilson, New York
4 ServingsPrep: 25 min. + marinating Grill: 15 min.
- 1 large sweet potato, peeled and cubed
- 1 can (20 ounces) unsweetened pineapple chunks
- 1/4 cup butter, melted
- 4 teaspoons brown sugar
- 1 pound fully cooked boneless ham, cut into 1-inch cubes
- 2 yellow summer squash, cut into 3/4-inch slices
- 2 large apples, cubed
- Place sweet potato in a small saucepan; cover with water. Bring to a
- boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 10-15 minutes or until almost
- tender. Drain and set aside.
- Drain pineapple, reserving juice; set pineapple aside. In a small
- bowl, combine the butter, brown sugar and reserved juice. Place the
- ham, squash, apples, sweet potato and pineapple in a large
- resealable plastic bag; add the juice mixture. Seal bag and turn to
- coat; refrigerate for 1 hour.
- Drain and discard marinade. On eight metal or soaked wooden skewers,
- alternately thread the ham, sweet potato, squash, apples and
- pineapple. Grill, covered, over medium heat for 15-20 minutes or
- until apples are tender, turning occasionally. Yield: 8 kabobs.
Nutritional Facts: 2 kabobs equals 384 calories, 15 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 50 mg cholesterol, 803 mg sodium,