Tomato, Grape, Cheese Marinated Kebabs

Prep Time: 
10 minutes plus marinating time
Number of Servings: 
Makes 4 sticks


Per 4 sticks:

  • 4 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp chopped fresh chives
  • 1 Tbsp minced garlic, optional
  • Cheese, cut into cubes (cheddar or swiss works best)
  • Cherry tomatoes
  • Grapes


  1. In a small bowl, whisk together the oil and lemon juice. Add the chives, minced garlic (if desired). Whisk to blend. Set marinade aside.
  2. Thread cheese cubes, cherry tomatoes and grapes alternately onto 4 wooden skewers as desired.
  3. Place skewers in a shallow, nonmetallic dish. Pour marinade over. Cover dish and refrigerate for 2 hours, occasionally turning skewers.
  4. Remove from marinade and serve.


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