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Meal on a Stick Recipe
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Meal on a Stick Recipe

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"My husband and I were thrilled to receive a gas grill as a wedding gift from some church friends," relates Sundra Hauck of Bogalusa, Louisiana. "We love to grill these hearty meatball-and-veggie kabobs. Barbecue sauce gives them a slightly sweet flavor."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Grill: 10 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Grill: 10 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 8 small red potatoes
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1-1/4 cups seasoned bread crumbs
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1-1/2 pounds ground turkey or beef
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  • 24 pimiento-stuffed olives
  • 8 plum tomatoes, halved
  • 2 medium green peppers, cut into quarters
  • 8 large fresh mushrooms
  • 1/4 cup barbecue sauce

Nutritional Facts

1 kabob equals 351 calories, 16 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 110 mg cholesterol, 742 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 23 g protein.

Directions

  1. Scrub and pierce potatoes; place on a microwave-safe plate. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 3-5 minutes or until slightly tender.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine the eggs, Worcestershire sauce, bread crumbs and curry powder. Crumble beef over mixture and mix well. Divide into 24 portions; shape each portion around an olive.
  3. On eight metal or soaked wooden skewers, alternately thread meatballs and vegetables. Grill kabobs, covered, over medium-hot heat for 5 minutes on each side, brushing occasionally with barbecue sauce, until meatballs are no longer pink, turning once. Yield: 8 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Meal on a Stick in Taste of Home April/May 2001, p8

Nutritional Facts

1 kabob equals 351 calories, 16 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 110 mg cholesterol, 742 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 23 g protein.

Full-Bodied Red Wine

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

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Reviewed Jan. 1, 2012

"Potatos need to cook longer in the microwave to allow the meat and vegetables to be done at the same time."

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Reviewed May. 29, 2011

"Yum! Only problem-some of the meatballs fell off. I used at least 1/2 cup barbecue sauce and cherry tomatoes. Next time I'll use more veggies, maybe add some onions, less meat, the peppers were delicious!"

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Reviewed May. 27, 2011

"I would make this again but I think I would add onion ."

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