Beef Kabobs with Parmesan Orzo

A simple orzo mixture makes a tasty bed for your skewers to rest on. Fresh basil and parmesan brings out the natural flavor of the grill.
A simple orzo mixture makes a tasty bed for your skewers to rest on. Fresh basil and parmesan brings out the natural flavor of the grill.

Beef Kabobs with Parmesan Orzo

Prep Time
20

MINUTES

20 minutes
Cook Time
10

MINUTES

10 minutes
Serves
4

Calories
334

  • Calories334
  • Total Fat13 g
  • Cholesterol76 mg
  • Sodium144 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate22 g
  • Protein30 g

Ingredients

  • 1 pound , cut 1-inch thick

  • 8 bamboo skewers

  • 2 red bell peppers, cut into 1-inch pieces

  • 1 teaspoon dried basil

  • 1 tablespoon Italian salad dressing

  • 2 clove garlic, minced

  • 1 cup orzo, uncooked

  • 2 tablespoon basil, fresh; chopped

  • 2 tablespoon Parmesan cheese, shredded

  • 2 teaspoon olive oil

Cooking Instructions

  • Preheat grill to medium. Soak eight 8-inch bamboo skewers in water 10 minutes. Wash hands. Cut steak into 1 1/4-inch pieces. Toss beef and bell peppers with 1 teaspoon dried basil, dressing and garlic in large bowl. Alternately thread beef and peppers onto skewers. Wash hands.
  • Cook orzo according to package directions. Toss orzo, fresh basil, Parmesan and olive oil in medium bowl; keep warm.
  • Grill kabobs, uncovered and turning occasionally, 8 to 10 minutes for medium rare to medium doneness (internal temp 150°F to 160°F).

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