Kabobs with Greek Salad

3  Ratings
  • 15 min prep
  • 29 min total
  • Makes 4 servings, 2 kabobs (90 g), 1 cup (250 mL) salad and 1/2 pita (43 g) each.


Kabobs with Greek Salad Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. (450 g) extra-lean ground beef
  • 3 Tbsp. reduced-calorie Greek with feta dressing, divided
  • Premium Plus Whole Wheat Crackers, crushed (about 1/4 cup)
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1 tsp. dried thyme leaves
  • 2 whole wheat pita breads, cut in half
  • 1 yellow pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 English cucumber, cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes, cut in half
  • 3 Tbsp. feta with oregano, sun-dried tomatoes and cracked peppercorns cheese

Instructions

  • Heat  barbecue to medium-high heat.
  • Mix  meat, 2 Tbsp. dressing, cracker crumbs and seasonings until well blended. Shape into 8 (5x3/4-inch) logs.
  • Grill  12 min. or until done (160ºF), turning occasionally and adding pitas to barbecue for the last 1 to 2 min. to grill until warmed. Meanwhile, combine vegetables, tomatoes and remaining dressing.
  • Top  salad with kabobs and cheese. Serve with pitas.

Recipe Tips

Special ExtraSahtar, a spice blend of sesame seed, powdered sumace and dried thyme leaves, is popular throughout Turkey and North Africa. It is traditionally sprinkled over cooked meats and vegetables, or mixed with oil and used as a spread. For added flavour, sprinkle 1/2 tsp. sahtar over this tasty salad.

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Nutrition Information

Makes 4 servings, 2 kabobs (90 g), 1 cup (250 mL) salad and 1/2 pita (43 g) each.

Nutrition per serving:

  • Calories 360 
  • Total fat 14 g
  • Saturated fat 4.5 g
  • Cholesterol 50 mg
  • Sodium 310 mg
  • Carbohydrate 34 g
  • Dietary fibre 4 g
  • Sugars 5 g
  • Protein 25 g
  • Vitamin A 10 %DV
  • Vitamin C 160 %DV
  • Calcium 10 %DV
  • Iron 30 %DV