Recipe: Minted Fruit Kabobs

A light and colorful dessert

Many of us are familiar with the dish called kabobs that consist of small cubes of meat or fish threaded on a skewer and grilled. These minted fruit kabobs are a fresh, sweet version that make for a light and pretty dessert or a fun snack.

Advertising Policy

Cleveland Clinic is a non-profit academic medical center. Advertising on our site helps support our mission. We do not endorse non-Cleveland Clinic products or services. Policy

Ingredients

  • 1 kiwi, peeled, sliced into 4 slices, and quartered
  • 1 banana, peeled, sliced into 1-inch thick slices and  cut in half
  • 1 red apple, cored and cut into bite sized chunks
  • 1 small can mandarin oranges, drained
  • ½ cup orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon dried mint leaves or 3 tablespoons fresh mint, chopped

Directions

  1. Mix mint leaves into orange juice.
  2. As soon as you cut the banana and apple, place in minted orange juice so they do not brown. Toss well in
    orange juice and then remove.
  3. Place kiwi quartered slices and mandarin orange pieces in minted orange juice; toss well; remove.
  4. Using wooden skewers, make 16 fruit kabobs by alternating the kiwi, banana, apple and mandarin orange
    segments.
  5. If you make these ahead, place them in a long shallow container and pour the minted orange juice over the
    top; cover and refrigerate.
  6. Remove from juice and arrange on a platter for serving.

Nutritional information per serving

Makes 8 servings of two kabobs

Calories 35

Fat 0.2 g

Advertising Policy

Saturated fat 0 g

Carbohydrates 9 g

Fiber 1.3 g

Advertising Policy

Source: Recipe developed and copyrighted by Kristine Napier, MPH, RD, LD. Reprinted with permission from Nutrio.com.

Advertising Policy