Grilled Meatball Kebabs

Barbecue cooking
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  • 25 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins,
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Yield: 4 to 6 servings
Ratings (5)

These meatball kebabs are great by themselves or as a filling for a fantastic meatball sandwich. If using these kebabs as a filling, just add some provolone cheese and marinara sauce, and you'll have a great sandwich.

What You'll Need

  • 1 pound/450 grams ground beef
  • 1 large onion (cut into chunks)
  • 1 large red or yellow bell pepper (cut into 1-inch chunks)
  • 1/2 cup dried bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup/60 ml milk
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 2 tablespoons dried parsley
  • 1 tablespoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 eggs

How to Make It

  1. Preheat grill for medium-high heat.
  2. Combine breadcrumbs and milk in a small bowl. Let mixture sit for 5 minutes then squeeze out milk from breadcrumbs.
  3. Combine beef, cheese, garlic, herbs, salt, pepper, and eggs in a large bowl.
  4. Add bread crumbs and blend well.
  5. Shape ground beef mixture into 16-18 meatballs, about 1-1/2 inches around.
  6. Skewer one meatball at a time alternating with pieces of onion and bell pepper.
  1. Place kebabs on a lightly oiled grill grate and allows for cooking for 10 minutes, rotating every 2-3 minutes. 
  2. Once meatballs reach an internal temperature of 165 F/ 74 C, remove from heat and serve.
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 315
Total Fat 13 g
Saturated Fat 5 g
Unsaturated Fat 5 g
Cholesterol 142 mg
Sodium 258 mg
Carbohydrates 20 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Protein 29 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)