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Greek Veggie Kabob by Eileen Campbell

July 1, 2011 by HealthyFamilies BC

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Do you like Greek salads? How about trying it on a stick - how cool is that?

Preparation time: 5 minutes
Makes 6 servings


INGREDIENTS:

  • 6 grape or cherry tomatoes
  • 12 1⁄2-inch (1 cm) slices English cucumber
  • 12 1⁄2-inch (1 cm) cubes feta cheese
  • 12 1⁄2-inch (1 cm) squares red bell pepper
  • 6 black olives, pitted
  • 1⁄3 cup tzatziki sauce (75 mL)

DIRECTION:
1. Thread ingredients onto skewers in the following order: 1 tomato, 1 slice cucumber, 1 cube cheese, 1 square red pepper, 1 slice cucumber, 1 cube cheese, 1 square red pepper, 1 olive.
2. Serve with tzatziki sauce for dipping.

TIP: Ranch dressing makes a good substitute for tzatziki sauce, and children might prefer it.

NUTRIENTS Per Serving

  • Calories: 56
  • Protein: 3 g
  • Fat: 4.4 g
  • Carbohydrate: 2 g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.8 g
  • Fiber: 0 g
  • Sodium: 216 mg
  • Source of: vitamin A, vitamin C, riboflavin, vitamin B6, folacin, vitamin B12, calcium, zinc

Reprinted with permission © Simply Great Food. Dietitians of Canada. 2007. Published by Robert Rose Inc. http://www.dietitians.ca/Store.aspx

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