Beef Shish Kebabs
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Fun and colorful, dinner on a stick.
Recipe type: Meat
Cuisine: Turkish
Serves: 6 servings
  • 1 – 1 ½ pounds of steak or tender beef
  • 1 large pepper, any color OR 2 small peppers of different color
  • Onion, either 8-12 green onions OR 1 large onion
  • 1 8oz can pineapple chunks OR fresh pineapple, optional
  • Other vegetables: choose one or more
  • Button Mushrooms, zucchini, summer squash, firm fleshed tomato as Roma
  • Marinade – use your favorite recipe, your favorite store purchased marinade or Italian dressing.
  1. Cut meat into 1 inch cubes and marinate several hours, overnight is best.
  2. Vegetables may also be prepped ahead of time by cleaning and cutting into pieces larger than the meat, one and a half inch squares or cubes, and storing covered in refrigerator, until needed.
  3. If using bamboo skewers, soak in water 30-60 minutes before using.
  4. Lightly oil grill rack. Preheat grill on high for 10 minutes.
  5. Skewer meat and vegetables alternately in any order, beginning and ending with peppers. Spray finished kebab with oil.
  6. Grill on medium high for 10-15 minutes, turning every five minutes until meat reaches desired doneness.
  7. About 6 kebabs.
Recipe by A Pinch of Joy at