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 min
  • Total Time 50 min
  • Servings 25

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.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Kabob
Calories
130
(
Calories from Fat
100),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
11%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
230mg
230%;
Total Carbohydrate
3g
3%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
30%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
0%;
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.