Mediterranean beef kebabs with beetroot and mint dip
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Time to make:
25 mins (Hands-on time: 10 mins, Cooking time: 15 mins)
$4.60 per serve
(at time of publication)
Full ingredients list:
2 large wholemeal pitas, cut into triangles
8 small wooden skewers, presoaked
400g lean beef, diced
5 teaspoons Gourmet Garden Mediterranean Paste
250g cooked or canned beetroot, grated
1 Lebanese cucumber, diced
1 cup low-fat Greek-style yoghurt
1/2 cup mint leaves, chopped
6 cups mixed salad leaves
Nutritional information (per serve)
Instructions and steps:
Step 1 Preheat oven to 200°C. Line a large baking tray with baking paper. Put pita triangles on tray, spray with olive oil and cook for 5–10 minutes, or until crisp.
Step 2 Meanwhile, thread beef cubes onto skewers. Spray kebabs with olive oil; brush with 4 teaspoons of Mediterranean paste.
Step 3 Make dip: Mix all ingredients with remaining Mediterranean paste; season with black pepper.
Step 4 Preheat barbecue hotplate to medium. Cook kebabs, turning once, for 3–4 minutes, or until beef is done to your liking.
Step 5 Serve Mediterranean kebabs with dip, pita triangles and salad.
Save time by marinating these herb-brushed kebabs the night before.
About this recipe
First published: February 2015