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Ground Meat Kabobs

Servings 4


  • bamboo skewers (soaked in water) or metal skewers
  • 1/2 lb. ground beef
  • 1/2 lb. ground lamb
  • 1/2 medium yellow onion, finely chopped
  • 1 cup chopped fresh herbs (parsley, cilantro & mint)
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp. water
  • 1 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp. sweet Hungarian paprika
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper


  • Place all ingredients in a food processor and pulse 5 to 10 times to combine well.
  • Shape the meat mixture into cylinders, about 3 inches long and 1/2 inch in diameter.
  • Thread onto the skewers and refrigerate until ready to use.
  • Heat a gas grill on medium high or light a charcoal grill.
  • When the grill is ready, place the kabobs over the fire and good until they are cooked through and charred on each side, about 6 minutes.
  • Serve hot off the grill with tzatziki, salsa, hummus or your favorite dipping sauce.