Recipe courtesy of Nadia G

Grilled Kebabs

Save Recipe
  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 3 hr 40 min
  • Prep: 30 min
  • Inactive: 2 hr
  • Cook: 1 hr 10 min
  • Yield: 6 to 8 servings
Share This Recipe

Ingredients

Kebabs:

1 pound lean ground sirloin

1/4 cup fresh parsley leaves, minced

2 tablespoons plain yogurt

2 tablespoons za'atar

1 tablespoon ground cumin

1 tablespoon paprika 

1 tablespoon ground sumac

1/4 teaspoon sea salt

Freshly cracked pepper

2 cloves garlic, minced

1 egg

1/2 Vidalia onion, minced

2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

Garlic Tahini:

1 head garlic

1/2 cup roasted tahini 

1/3 cup plain Mediterranean yogurt

1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil

1/4 cup fresh lemon juice

1/4 cup fresh mint leaves, roughly chopped

1/4 cup fresh parsley leaves, roughly chopped

1/2 teaspoon sea salt

1/2 teaspoon raw sugar

1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper

Freshly cracked pepper

Fresh pita for serving

Pickled radishes, for garnish

Directions

Special equipment:
skewers, for grilling (if wooden, soak before using)
  1. To make the kebabs: Into a big bowl, throw the sirloin, parsley, yogurt, za'atar, cumin, paprika, sumac, salt, some cracked pepper, garlic, egg and onion, and mix. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours to marinate. 
  2. To make the garlic tahini: Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F. Peel the papery skin off the garlic and slice off the top. Place on a piece of foil, drizzle with the olive oil, cover and bake for 1 hour. Throw the tender cloves into a food processor and add the tahini, yogurt, lemon juice, mint, parsley, salt, sugar, cayenne and some cracked pepper and blend. Preheat a grill pan on medium-high. Roll the beef mixture into fingers and skewer. Lightly coat the kebabs with the olive oil. Turn the grill pan down to medium and grill for 3 minutes per side. Place 2 grilled kebabs inside a pita, spoon in some tahini sauce and top with pickled radishes.

Grilled Tomato Kebabs

Grilled Fruit Kebabs

Grilled Cheeseburger Kebabs

Grilled Vegetable Kebabs

Grilled Fruit Kebabs

Grilled Chicken Kebabs

Grilled Chicken Kebabs

Grilled Mushroom Kebabs