Sunday, October 17, 2010

Beef Pepper and Pesto Kabob

Kabobs are a fun way to make a meal more interesting. Ladies Home Journal has a collection of kabob recipes that are easy, healthy, and fun to make. This one looked like a tasty Italian twist on kabobs.

Beef Pepper and Pesto Kabob

Prep: 25 min
Start to Finish: 35 min


  • 1-3/4 lbboneless beef sirloin steak, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 2 largered bell peppers, seeded, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 3 tbspolive oil
  • 1 tspkosher salt
  • 8 ozdried linguine or fettuccine
  • 1/3 cupprepared pesto
  • 2/3 cupfinely grated Parmesan
  • 1/2 tspground black pepper


1. Thread meat and peppers onto skewers and brush with 2 tbsp oil. Season with salt.

2. Cook pasta. Meanwhile, heat grill to medium high; oil grill grates and cook kabobs, turning frequently, until the meat is done, 7 to 9 min for medium. Remove from grill. Using a clean brush or spoon, coat meat generously with pesto.

3. Toss drained pasta with Parmesan, 1 tbsp oil and black pepper; serve with kabobs. Makes 6 servings.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories485,
  • Total Fat (g)21,
  • Saturated Fat (g)5.5,
  • Cholesterol (mg)66,
  • Sodium (mg)622,
  • Carbohydrate (g)33,
  • Fiber (g)3,
  • Protein (g)39,
  • Vitamin A (DV%)0,
  • Vitamin C (DV%)0,
  • Calcium (DV%)0,
  • Iron (DV%)0,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet