Sirloin Kabobs with Parmesan Orzo

Russ Myers

By
@Beegee1947

Skewers of grilled top beef sirloin cubes and colorful red and yellow bell pepper chunks, lightly seasoned with Italian dressing, are served atop a bed of orzo, a tiny rice-shaped pasta, flavored with fresh basil and Parmesan. Add a tossed green salad, fresh baked corn muffins and lemon-infused iced tea to complete the meal.


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Serves:

4 Servings

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Grill

Ingredients

1 lb
(1- inch thick) boneless beef top sirloin steak, cut into 1-1/4- inches pieces
1
red bell pepper, cut into 1- inch pieces
1
yellow bell pepper, cut into 1- inch pieces
1 Tbsp
chopped fresh basil or 1 tsp dried basil
1 Tbsp
italian dressing
2 clove
(large) garlic, minced

PARMESAN ORZO:

1 c
uncooked orzo pasta, cooked according to package directions
2 Tbsp
chopped fresh basil or italian parsley
2 Tbsp
shredded parmesan cheese
2 tsp
olive oil

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Soak eight 8- inch bamboo skewers in water 10 minutes.

Toss beef and bell peppers with 1 Tbsp basil, dressing and garlic. Thread beef and peppers alternately onto skewers.
2
Parmesan Orzo:

Mix cooked orzo, 2 Tbsp basil, parmesan cheese and oil in bowl; keep warm.
3
Place kabobs on grate over medium heat. Grill, uncovered, about 9 to 11 minutes for medium rare to medium doneness, turning occasionally.

Serve with orzo.
4
To Broil:

Place kabobs on rack in broiler pan so surface of beef is 3 to 4- inches from heat. Broil about 9 to 12 minutes for medium rare to medium doneness, turning once.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Steaks and Chops
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American