Grilled Beef Kebab

Grilled Beef Kebab cooking on the gill. Grilled Beef Kebabs have just been placed on the grill. Fully cooked Grilled Beef Kebabs rest waiting to be served. A plate of Grilled Beef Kebabs are served in a pita with accompaniments.
Recipe Origin Middle East
Rating
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Servings 4
Preparation 30 min 00:30
Cook 20 min 00:20
Ready in 50 min 00:50
Difficulty Seasoned
Cooking Method Grill
Ingredients Beef Meat
Equipment BBQ Grill Skewers
Recipe Type Dinner Finger Food
Cooked With Grillgrates
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Grilled Beef Kebab cooking on the gill. Grilled Beef Kebabs have just been placed on the grill. Fully cooked Grilled Beef Kebabs rest waiting to be served. A plate of Grilled Beef Kebabs are served in a pita with accompaniments.

Grilled Beef Kebab

This is a wonderful family meal that gives you an opportunity to cook ground beef on the grill. Instead of a burger, it is a grilled beef kebab.

Using a high-quality lean ground beef keeps the meat together without a binder, and not having a lot of rendering fat reduces flare-ups. This has become a family favorite, where we get to try some new flavors and mix and match the toppings we add to the wrap.

To see more about this recipe see the article in Seattle Met supported by Laura’s Lean Meat – “Barbecue Champion Creates Kid and Parent Approved Kebabs with Laura’s Lean Beef

Ingredients

Meat Kabob

1 pound (450g) lean ground beef

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon ground cumin

1/2 teaspoon onion powder

1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary

1/2 teaspoon dried oregano

1/4 teaspoon ground garlic

1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper

Yogurt Sauce

2 cups plain Greek yogurt

1 clove fresh garlic, minced

1/2 cucumber, finely diced

Slaw

2 cups thinly sliced cabbage

1 small carrot, grated

1 lemon, juiced

To Serve

4 flat breads, such as pita

1 tomato, thinly sliced

1 bunch fresh cilantro (coriander)

Equipment

grill, medium heat

6 skewers

Recipe Directions

  1. Combine the ground beef and all the seasonings, then mix thoroughly until well combined.

  2. Rest the beef kabob mixture in a cooler while you prepare the rest of the ingredients.

  3. Combine the yogurt, garlic, and cucumber in a bowl. Place in a cooler for the flavors to meld until ready to serve.

  4. Combine the cabbage, carrot, and lemon juice to create a simple salad.

  5. Light the grill and preheat to a medium temperature.

  6. Divide the meat into 4 even portions, then gently wrap the beef mixture around each skewer.

  7. Gently place the kebob skewers on the grill and let slowly cook. To cook the beef all the way through it needs to be a gentle heat so the outside doesn’t overcook, while the inside remains raw. This also helps keep the ground beef from falling apart.

  8. When the first side is browned and cooked part way through, turn and cook the other side. The kebob needs to be cooked through or to a temperature of 160 degrees F (71 degrees C).

  9. Lay out the flat bread. Top with the simple slaw, tomato, cilantro, and the cooked kebob removed from the skewer. Drizzle with the yogurt sauce.

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Recipe Origin Middle East
Rating
No Reviews
Servings 4
Preparation 30 min 00:30
Cook 20 min 00:20
Ready in 50 min 00:50
Difficulty Seasoned
Cooking Method Grill
Ingredients Beef Meat
Equipment BBQ Grill Skewers
Recipe Type Dinner Finger Food
Cooked With Grillgrates
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