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Middle Eastern Beef Brochettes with Couscous

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  • Servings:

    4 (289 g) as an appetizer
  • Prep Time:

    30 minutes
  • Cook Time:

    0 minutes


Brochettes is another word for kebab, referring to the skewer itself, deriving from the French for "to spit." These brochettes are a Middle Eastern-inspired dish which will quickly become a grilling favorite in your recipe repertoire. Couscous provides a fluffy and absorbent bed that will soak up the wonderful flavors.
1/2 cup couscous
Middle Eastern Beef Brochettes with Couscous


1. Cook couscous according to package directions.
2. Combine seasoning ingredients in large bowl. Toss with beef, onion, and bell pepper to coat.
3. Thread beef and vegetable pieces onto skewers (brochettes).
4. Place brochettes on rack in broiler pan with the oven rack in the highest position. Broil on high for medium-rare to medium doneness, turning once (8-10 minutes). Season with salt.
5. Place brochettes on top of couscous and sprinkle with cilantro to serve.


Nutritional Facts
Servings 4 (289 g)
Base Nutrients
Calories 363 kcal (18%)
Calories from Fat 118 kcal (0%)
Total Fat 13 g (20%)
Saturated Fat 3 g (16%)
Cholesterol 85 mg (28%)
Sodium 164 mg (7%)
Total Carbohydrates 24 g (8%)
Dietary Fiber 3 g (10%)
Protein 35 g (59%)
Vitamin A n/a
Vitamin C 41 mg (46%)
Calcium 66 mg (5%)
Iron 4 mg (21%)