Veal and Vegetable Kebabs

Veal and Vegetable Kebabs

Marinated chunks of veal grilled with peppers, onions, and mushrooms.

Many different types of skewered, marinated meats (sometimes fish) and vegetables are eaten throughout the Middle East. This version features veal.

4 servings
Marinade 3 h
Preparation 10 min

Cooking 10 min

240 calories per serving 


Ingredients

2 cloves garlic, pressed    
2 shallots, minced   80 g
3 tbsp olive oil   45 mL
3 tbsp lemon juice, freshly squeezed   1 lemon
1 tbsp dried oregano   2 g
1 pinch salt [optional]   0.1 g
  ground pepper to taste    
400 g veal cubes (round), 2,5 cm size    
2 yellow or red sweet peppers, cut into 2 cm squares   400 g
1 onions, cut into small segments   200 g
24 button (white) mushrooms, whole or halved   340 g
20 mini-tomatoes (cherry, miniature or grape)   1 1/3 cup

Before you start

Metal skewers are needed for cooking.

Method

Marinate

Press the garlic and mince the shallot, then put them in a shallow dish. Stir in the olive oil and lemon juice, add the oregano, salt, and pepper, then place the meat chunks into the dish and mix well. Cover the dish with plastic wrap and let marinate for several hours, or overnight, in the refrigerator.

Broil or grill outdoors

Prepare the vegetables : Seed the peppers, then cut them into 2 cm squares; Cut the onion into small segments; Leave the mushrooms whole, if similar in size as the rest, otherwise, cut them in half. Alternate the meat and vegetable pieces onto metal skewers. Thread the tomatoes onto separate skewers.

Cook the kebabs and tomatoes on an oiled hot grill or under the broiler, turning them occasionally and basting with oil. The tomatoes will be ready in about 5 min, the kebabs in about 10 min. Serve.

Nutrition Facts Table

Nutrition Facts

per 1 serving (340g)

Amount

% DV*

* DV = Daily Value

Calories

240

Fat

8 g

12 %

Saturated 2.5 g
+ Trans 0 g

12 %

Cholesterol

65 mg

Sodium

60 mg

2 %

Carbohydrate

19 g

6 %

Fibre

3 g

14 %

Sugars

8 g

Protein

23 g

Vitamin A

45 %

Vitamin C

280 %

Calcium

4 %

Iron

15 %

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Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to:

Vegetables and Fruit: 3 servings
Grain Products: 0 serving
Milk and Alternatives: 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives: ¾ serving

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Claims

Free :
Added Sugar
Low :
Sodium
Source of :
Fibre, Iron, Vitamin D
Good source of :
Magnesium, Manganese, Vitamin B1, Vitamin E, Vitamin K
Excellent source of :
Copper, Folacin, Niacin, Pantothenic Acid, Phosphorus, Potassium, Selenium, Vitamin A, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Zinc

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This recipe is in the following categories: Veal | Main courses/Entrées | Diabetes-friendly | Halal | Kosher | Low Sodium | Barbecue/Broil/Grill | Middle Eastern

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