Southwestern Beef Kabobs with Corn Orzo Salad

3
Ann McCue

By
@salsaqueen

Tried this recipe for the first time last night. Got it out of a Better Homes and gardens special intrest "Potluck" Magazine I got for mother day from Lindsey. It is very good. the salad is nice and light. Meat turned out nice and tender. I did it on the grill. I think I will post the salad alone too. Hope you like it!

Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
8

Ingredients

  • 8
    10 inch bamboo skewers. that have been soaking in water for at least 30 minutes.
  • 2/3 c
    dried orzo
  • 2 c
    fresh corn kernels ( about 3 ears)
  • 1 medium
    orange sweet pepper, cut into bite size pieces
  • 2/3 c
    grape tomatos, cut in half
  • 1
    14.5 to 15 oz can kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 c
    thinly sliced red onion
  • 1 small
    zucchini, cut into bite size pieces
  • DRESSING

  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp
    honey
  • 1/4 c
    lime juice
  • 3 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1
    fresh jalepeno chile pepper, seeded and finely chopped. (remember to wear gloves or be very careful handling pepper.
  • 2 Tbsp
    snipped, fresh cilantro (i left it out because i don't like cilantro)
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • BEEF

  • 2 lb
    boneless beef sirloin, cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 4 tsp
    chili powder
  • 2 tsp
    garlic salt
  • 1 tsp
    ground cumin
  • 1 tsp
    ground oregano

How to Make Southwestern Beef Kabobs with Corn Orzo Salad

Step-by-Step

  1. Cook Orzo according to package directions, add corn kernels for the last minute of cooking time. Drain orzo and corn in a colander, rinse with cold water.
  2. In a large bowl, combine orzo, corn, sweet pepper, tomatoes, beans, onion, and zucchini
  3. Put all dressing ingredents in a screw top jar and shake well. pour onto orzo mixture and mix well.
  4. In a gallon resealable plastic bag combine spices for beef. shake to mix then add beef and shake well.
  5. assemble beef cubes on bamboo skewers (which have been soaking)Grill meat to your liking and serve over orzo salad.

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About Southwestern Beef Kabobs with Corn Orzo Salad

Course/Dish: Beef, Pasta Salads, Salads
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy




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