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Gouda and Olives Mini Skewers with Whiskey Yogurt Sauce

This is a very relaxed and trendy dish.

Ready in: Level: Medium
Prep: Cook: Yields: 4 Servings


  • 1 c Stonyfield Organic Low Fat Plain Yogurt

  • 2 T extra virgin olive oil

  • 1/2 t sea salt (or to taste)

  • 1 T apple cider vinegar

  • 1 T apple cider

  • 2 T whiskey

  • 1 1/2 T dried oregano

  • 1/3 c pitted kalamata olives (cut in half)

  • 6 oz Gouda cheese (cut into 1/2 inch to 1 inch cubes)

  • fresh ground pepper to taste and for garnish

  • small skewers (about 4 inches long)

Calories: 190, Calories from Fat: 130, Total Fat: 14g, Saturated Fat: 6g, Cholesterol: 35mg, Sodium: 510mg, Total Carbohydrate: 5g, Dietary Fiber: 1g, Sugars: 3g, Protein: 9g, Vitamin A: 6%, Vitamin C: 4%, Calcium: 30%, Iron: 4%


Step 1

In a bowl, place Gouda cheese cubes, olive oil, vinegar, apple cider, whiskey, salt, pepper and 1 tablespoon oregano.

Step 2

Mix and marinate for 2 hours.

Step 3

Separate cheese from marinate.

Step 4

Blend yogurt into marinade and adjust seasoning if needed.

Step 5

Pour into a small serving cup.

Step 6

Skewer one cheese cube with one piece of kalamata olive and place it on a serving platter.

Step 7

Assemble about 10 skewers.

Step 8

Place the remaining cheese cubes and kalamata olives on the same platter.

Step 9

Sprinkle 1/2 tablespoon of oregano over the cheese and olives and serve with whiskey yogurt sauce.