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Healthy Appetite with Ellie Krieger


Servings/Yield

12 skewers


Course

Appetizer


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Marinated Feta and Olive Skewers

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons fennel seeds
  • 2 teaspoons orange zest
  • 3 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon cracked black pepper
  • 4 ounces feta cheese, cut into 24 1/2" cubes
  • 24 mint leaves
  • ¼ large English cucumber, seeded, and cut into 1/2" chunks
  • 12 pitted green olives, halved

Method

Special equipment: 24 (6-inch) skewers

In a medium bowl combine the fennel seeds, orange zest, orange juice, and pepper. Gently stir in the feta and marinate for 1 hour or more.

To make the skewers, place a mint leaf about 3/4-inch up the skewer, then add an olive half, then a chunk of cucumber. Gently place a cube of the marinated feta on the end.

Notes

Special equipment: 24 (6-inch) skewers

In a medium bowl combine the fennel seeds, orange zest, orange juice, and pepper. Gently stir in the feta and marinate for 1 hour or more.
To make the skewers, place a mint leaf about 3/4-inch up the skewer, then add an olive half, then a chunk of cucumber. Gently place a cube of the marinated feta on the end.

Nutrition

Nutritional Analysis Per Serving
Calories 80
Total Fat 6g
Saturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.5g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.5g
Cholesterol 17mg
Sodium 435mg
Carbohydrates 3.5mg
Protein 3g
Fiber 0.5g

Keywords

fennel orange pepper feta cheese mint cucumber olives