Grilled Meatball Kebabs

Meatball kebabs on the grill
Meatball kebabs on the grill. Regarding BBQ Inc.
  • 25 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins,
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Yield: Serves 4 to 6

These meatball kebabs are great by themselves or as a filling for a fantastic meatball sandwich. If using these kebabs as a filling, just add some provolone cheese and marinara sauce, and you'll have a great sandwich.

What You'll Need

  • 1 pound/450 g  ground beef
  • 1 large onion, cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 1 large red or yellow bell pepper, cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 1/2 cup/120 mL
  • dried bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup/60 mL milk
  • 1/3 cup/80 mL Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons/30 mL dried parsley
  • 1 tablespoon/15 mL dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon/2.5 mL salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon/2.5 mL black pepper
  • 2 eggs

How to Make It

Preheat grill for medium-high heat. Combine bread crumbs and milk in a small bowl. Let mixture sit for 5 minutes then squeeze out milk from breadcrumbs. Combine beef, cheese, garlic, herbs, salt, pepper, and eggs in a large bowl. Add bread crumbs and blend well. Shape ground beef mixture into 16-18 meatballs, about 1-1/2 inches around. Skewer one meatball at a time alternating with pieces of onion and bell pepper.

Place kebabs on a lightly oiled grill grate and allows for cooking for 10 minutes, rotating every 2-3 minutes. Once meatballs reach an internal temperature of 165 degrees F., remove from heat and serve.