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Balsamic-Glazed Beef Skewers Recipe

Balsamic-Glazed Beef Skewers Recipe

With only five easy-to-double ingredients, these mouthwatering kabobs are one of our favorite recipes. To prevent wooden skewers from burning, soak them in water for 30 minutes before threading on the meat. We like them with hot cooked rice and a tossed salad. —Carole Fraser, Toronto, ON
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinaigrette
  • 1/4 cup barbecue sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 pound beef top sirloin steak, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes


  • 1. In a large bowl, whisk vinaigrette, barbecue sauce and mustard until blended. Reserve 1/4 cup mixture for basting. Add beef to remaining mixture; toss to coat.
  • 2. Alternately thread beef and tomatoes on four metal or soaked wooden skewers. Moisten a paper towel with cooking oil; using long-handled tongs, rub on grill rack to coat lightly.
  • 3. Grill skewers, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from heat 6-9 minutes or until beef reaches desired doneness, turning occasionally and basting frequently with reserved vinaigrette mixture during the last 3 minutes. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 skewer: 194 calories, 7g fat (2g saturated fat), 46mg cholesterol, 288mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 1g fiber), 25g protein Diabetic Exchanges:1/2 starch, 3 lean meat, 1-1/2 fat

Reviews for Balsamic-Glazed Beef Skewers

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Reviewed Feb. 24, 2015

"These were good; we served them over rice and added chopped green onion."

Reviewed Aug. 17, 2014

"These are really delicious with beef. But I've also made them with chicken and just as yummy. I also skewer onions, orange and yellow peppers, as well as mushrooms. I have made this several times this summer and they always go over well. Super yummy!"

Reviewed Jul. 15, 2014

"We liked it, it was a nice change and great use of my garden cherry tomatoes. It also fit ourr low carb high protein diet."

Reviewed Jun. 9, 2014

"not sure why this was called "balasamic glazed". It is so overpowering with barbecue sauce. Horrible! Waste to a piece of meat."

Reviewed May. 20, 2014

"Pretty good. I used stew beef and marinated the cubes in the mixture overnight. Tasty. Will make again."

Reviewed May. 20, 2014

"These were okay at best. Would I make them again? No way! I agree with the husband who said that they could have more flavor. They were lacking something and I am not sure what."

Reviewed May. 19, 2014

"OMG - I give this marinade a raving review! My husband said it was the best steak he's ever had! I followed the recipe and marinated overnight. I basted them at the end with the reserved marinade. I am going to make these again when our summer company arrives. Fabulous!"

Reviewed Mar. 31, 2014

"My husband and kids loved this. It was so simple. I broiled it rather than grill. We thought is was very flavorful. We will make again soon."

Reviewed Jul. 24, 2013

"These were pretty good. My husband said they were just "ok" - and thought they could have more flavor. I would make again."

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Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.