Steak Kabobs

This recipe comes to us from Gina Otterbein, physical therapist, fitness instructor, and health nut.

When you’re ready to fire up the grill, kabobs are a great way to eat a balanced and healthy meal. So often we hear of diets that eliminate red meat, but the key is to eat it in moderation. With this recipe, a few bites will go a long way.


14 oz top sirloin steak

1 green pepper

1 red, yellow or orange pepper

1 medium onion

12 or more button mushrooms

8 or more cherry tomatoes

1 cup zucchini and/or yellow squash

1 tablespoon olive oil

1/4 teaspoon black pepper to taste

1/2 teaspoon dry Italian seasoning

2 cups rice

Cut everything into cubed, bite sized pieces


Combine the following:

1 tsp dry mustard

½ tsp pepper

¼ cup balsamic vinegar

1 tsp garlic powder

1 tsp lemon juice

½ tsp chopped parsley

¼ cup water


1. Place meat in pan and cover with marinade mix. Refrigerate overnight.

2. Soak wooden skewers in water for 30 minutes, or use reusable skewers

3. Toss veggies with 1 tablespoon of olive oil, black pepper and dry Italian seasoning

4. Remove meat from marinade

5. Place sirloin and vegetables on skewer, alternating items

6. Make 4 meat and veggie skewers, then finish off with veggie only skewers

7. Preheat grill medium to low heat

8. Place skewers on grill and cook for 3-4 minutes

9. Turn and continue cooking until meat reaches your finished preference

10. Remove from grill and serve

Makes 4 servings

Serve with a ½ cup of rice per person


Kabobs with Rice: 500 calories

Fat 19 g, protein 29 g, carbs 36

Kabobs only: 380 (carb 9 g)

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