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Fruit Kebabs with Creamy Strawberry DipFruit Kebabs with Creamy Strawberry Dip


Prep Time: 2.5 hours (including chill time)
Cook Time: None
(Total time will vary with appliance and setting.)
Level of Difficulty: Moderate

Creamy Strawberry Dip
Ingredients:
½-cup tub-style light cream cheese
½-cup strawberry low-fat yogurt
1/4 –cup marshmallow crème

Fruit Kebabs
Ingredients:
1 (8-ounce) can pineapple chunks in juice
2 large Red Delicious apples
16 tangerine sections (about 2 tangerines)
16 (1/2-inch) slices banana (about 2 small)
16 seedless grapes
8 strawberries, each cut in half lengthwise
16 (6-inch) plastic straws or wooden skewers

1. Combine all ingredients for dip in a medium bowl. Beat at low speed with a mixer until well-blended. Cover and chill dip for 2 hours.

2. Drain pineapple through a sieve over a bowl, reserving juice. Set aside 16 pineapple chunks and a ¼-cup juice, reserving remaining pineapple and juice for another use.

3. Core apples. Cut apples into 16 (1-inch) chunks.

4. Thread fruit alternately onto 16 (6-inch) straws or skewers. Brush with reserved ¼-cup pineapple juice.

5. Serve kebabs with dip.


73 calories, 1.7 g fat, 0.2 mg iron, 4 mg cholesterol, 26 mg calcium, 14.7 g carbohydrate, 45 mg sodium, 1.4 g protein, 1.5 g fiber

Yield: 16 appetizers (1 kebab and 1 tablespoon dip)

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