Fresh Vegetable Kabobs with Jalapeño Aioli

Fresh Vegetable Kabobs with Jalapeño Aioli

Get the party started with easy, cheesy vegetable kabobs. And whatever you do, don't forget the Jalapeño aioli—it's what keeps you coming back for more.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

50

Minutes

Makes

25

kabobs

Marinade
1/4
cup extra-virgin olive oil
2
tablespoons lime juice
2/3
cup finely chopped cilantro
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon freshly ground pepper
Jalapeño Aioli
1
teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
2/3
cup mayonnaise
1/3
cup Greek plain yogurt
1
medium jalapeño chile, seeded, finely chopped (about 1/4 cup)
Kabobs
25
(6-inch) bamboo skewers
2
cups cherry tomatoes
1
large yellow bell pepper, cut into 1-inch squares
1
English (seedless) cucumber, cut lengthwise in half, sliced
1
lb Queso Fresco or Monterey Jack cheese, cut into 1-inch cubes
Cilantro leaves, if desired
  1. In large bowl, mix Marinade ingredients. Add tomatoes, bell pepper, cucumber and cheese. Cover and refrigerate about 30 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, make Jalapeño Aioli. In 6-inch skillet, heat 1 teaspoon oil over medium-high heat until hot. Cook garlic in oil about 1 minute. In small bowl, mix garlic, mayonnaise, yogurt and jalapeño chile. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  3. Drain vegetables, reserving marinade mixture. Thread skewers alternately with tomato, bell pepper, cucumber and cheese; top with cilantro leaf. Serve with reserved marinade and aioli.
Makes 25 kabobs

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Kabob)
  • Calories 130
    • (Calories from Fat 100),
  • Total Fat 11g
    • (Saturated Fat 4g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 15mg;
  • Sodium 230mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 3g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 3g),
  • Protein 4g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1/2 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 1/2 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 0;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.