Turkey and Mozzarella Snack Skewers

Turkey and Mozzarella Snack Skewers
Source: The Create-Your-Plate Diabetes Cookbook. Recipe Credit: . Photo Credit: Mittera.
Summary

It’s always more fun to eat food off skewers! This low carb snack stacks protein, dairy, and veggies onto a small skewer or toothpick. Make them a day or two in advance, so you can quickly grab and enjoy when you’re on the go.

Find this recipe and more in The Create-Your-Plate Diabetes Cookbook, by Toby Amidor, MS, RD, CDN, FAND

 

  • Prep time
    10 min
  • Servings
    4 Servings
  • Serving size
    3 skewers
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

4 Servings

  • Serving Size
    3 skewers
  • Amount per serving Calories 110

  • Total Fat 7g
    • Saturated Fat 2.5g
    • Trans Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 20mg
  • Sodium 260mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 4g
    • Dietary Fiber 1g
    • Total Sugars 2g
    • Added Sugars 0g
  • Protein 9g
  • Potassium 230mg
  • Phosphorus 130mg

Choices/Exchanges: 1 Lean protein, 1 1/2 Fat

Ingredients

Ingredients

  • low sodium turkey breast
    4 oz
  • small skewers or toothpicks
    12
  • English cucumber(s) (cut into 12 half moons)
    1/4
  • cherry tomatoes
    12
  • fresh mozzarella balls
    24 (about 2 ounces)
  • olive oil
    1 tbsp
  • balsamic vinegar
    1 tbsp
  • salt
    1/8 tsp
  • black pepper
    1/8 tsp
Directions

Directions

  1. Cut the turkey into 12 (1-inch) cubes.

  2. Thread each skewer with 1 slice of cucumber, 1 turkey cube, 1 tomato, and 2 mozzarella pearls.

  3. Place the skewers in a single layer on a large plate. Drizzle with the olive oil and balsamic vinegar and sprinkle with the salt and black pepper.

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