Veggie Kabobs

Here’s an enticing, fun, and nourishing snack for kids 10 and older. [ingredients-list title=”Ingredients” serving_size=””] [ingredients-left] 1 medium-size carrot, cut

Here’s an enticing, fun, and nourishing snack for kids 10 and older.

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  • 1 medium-size carrot, cut into 8 pieces
  • 4 cherry tomatoes
  • 1 stalk celery, cut into bite-size pieces
  • 1/2 small cucumber, peeled and cut into bite-size pieces

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[ingredients-right]

  • 8 pieces sweet green pepper
  • 4 wooden skewers, 10 inches long
  • 1/4 cup reduced-fat sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons Thousand Island dressing

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[step-list-wrapper title=”How to make it” time=””]
[step-item number=”1″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Thread pieces of each vegetable onto each skewer. Use kitchen shears to snip off sharp ends of skewers. [/step-item]

[step-item number=”2″ image_url=”” title=”” ]In a small bowl, stir sour cream and Thousand Island dressing until mixed. When eating kabobs, slide a vegetable down to the end of the skewer and dunk it in the sour cream mixture. [/step-item]

[step-item number=”3″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Repeat with remaining vegetables. Serves 4.[/step-item][/step-list-wrapper]

NOTE: Instruct children to be careful when eating from skewers. Don’t give skewers to young children.

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Originally Published in Reader's Digest