Vegetable Cheese Skewers

Vegetable Cheese skewersRecipe by Charna Sheinfeld, Nutrition Intern


6 wooden skewers
1 pepper, cut into large chunks
1 cucumber, cut into large chunks
3-6 cherry tomatoes, either whole or cut in half
3 string cheeses, each divided into four parts (or use any other chunks of cheese of your choice)


  1. Have children use the vegetable and cheese to make their own skewers.
  2. Each skewer should have 2 chunks of each vegetable and of the cheese, totaling half of one string cheese per skewer.

Serving Size: 1 skewer
Yield: 6 servings
Nutrition Facts: 

Calories: 40
Total Fat:  1.5 gm
Saturated Fat: 1 gm
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 gm
Polyunsaturated Fat: 0 gm
Cholesterol: Less than 5 mg
Protein: 4 gm
Carbohydrate: 4 gm
Dietary Fiber: 1 gm
Sodium: 80 mg

Bonnie R. Giller, MS, RD, CDN, CDE  • BRG Dietetics & Nutrition, P.C. • (516) 486-4569



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