Ingredients

  • 1 medium-small zucchini squash
  • 12 cubes (3/4-inches each) reduced-fat white cheddar, provolone, or Swiss cheese (about 3 ounces)
  • 12 small whole fresh mushrooms
  • 12 pitted jumbo black olives
  • 12 cherry or grape tomatoes
  • 12 wooden skewers (6-inches each)
  • 1/2 cup light ranch salad dressing (optional)


Directions

  1. Trim the ends off the zucchini, quarter it lengthwise, and cut into 3/4-inch pieces.
  2. Thread 1 of the zucchini pieces, 1 cube of cheese, 1 mushroom, 1 olive, 1 tomato, and another zucchini piece onto each skewer.
  3. Serve immediately (accompanied by the dressing if desired) or cover and chill for several hours before serving.


Recipe Yield: Yield: 12 appetizers

Nutritional Information Per Serving:

Calories: 58
Fat: 2.8 grams
Fiber: 1 grams
Sodium: 138 milligrams
Cholesterol: 7 milligrams
Protein: 5 grams
Carbohydrates: 2 grams

Diabetic Exchanges

1/2 Vegetable, 1/2 Medium-Fat Meat



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