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Emeril's Beef and Vegetable Kebabs

Many hands make light work of preparing dinner. And you will be amazed at how fast it disappears! "These colorful kebabs aren't your average kid's meal -- they're a great way to get veggies on the plate in a fun and creative way. Grill 'em up in about 10 minutes, then serve with a spinach salad, couscous, or quinoa to create a well-rounded meal in no time."

  • prep: 15 mins
    total time: 4 hours 30 mins
  • servings: 8

Ingredients

  • 1 pound beef sirloin, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary leaves
  • 3 red or orange bell peppers, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 zucchini or yellow squash, cut into 3/4-inch rounds
  • 1 pint grape or cherry tomatoes
  • Vegetable oil, for grill
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper

Cook's Note

Even the littlest ones will love making their own skewers. Change up the vegetables to suit your family's taste buds; just keep the pieces roughly the same size so they'll cook evenly. Soak bamboo skewers in hot water for 15 minutes to prevent them from burning on the grill.

Directions

  1. Step 1

    In a medium bowl, combine beef, 1/4 cup olive oil, Worcestershire sauce, garlic, and rosemary; toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate 4 hours (or up to overnight). Let beef sit at room temperature, 30 minutes.

  2. Step 2

    Heat a grill or grill pan over high. In a medium bowl, combine bell peppers, zucchini, tomatoes, and 2 tablespoons olive oil; toss to coat and season with salt and pepper.

  3. Step 3

    Season beef with salt and pepper. Alternately thread beef, bell peppers, zucchini, and tomatoes onto eight 8-inch skewers. Clean and lightly oil hot grill. Grill kebabs, turning occasionally, until beef is medium-rare and vegetables are tender, about 12 minutes.

Source
Everyday Food, July/August 2011