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Mediterranean Herbed Lamb Kabobs

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4
Prep Time: 20 min.
Cook Time: 10 min.
Total: 30 min.
A taste of fruit, vegetables, and meat that will satisfy everything you are craving.


  • 1 cup prepared lite balsamic dressing
  • 1/2 cup red wine (or orange juice)
  • 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 Tbs coarse ground mustard
  • 2 Tbs fresh mint leaves, chopped
  • 1 1/2 lbs. lamb leg, cut into 1 1/2-inch cubes
  • 16 pieces red onion, cut into 1 1/2-inch cubes
  • 16 pieces bell pepper, cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces
  • 8 slices eggplant, 1-inch thick
  • 8 wooden skewers (12-inch), soaked in water


  • To make marinade, in small bowl whisk together dressing, red wine or orange juice, garlic, mustard, and mint.
  • Place lamb and vegetables in sealable plastic bag and pour on marinade.
  • Refrigerate and marinate for 1 hour.
  • Remove lamb and vegetables from marinade and discard marinade.
  • Thread meat and vegetables onto skewers.
  • Broil 4 inches from source of heat about 5 minutes per side or until desired degree of doneness: 145ºF for medium-rare,160ºF for medium, and 170ºF for well. Remove kabobs from broiler, cover, and let stand 5 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 421
  Calories from Fat 153 (36%)
(27%)Total Fat 17g
(20%)Saturated Fat 4g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 4g
(37%)Cholesterol 111mg
(16%)Sodium 388mg
(35%)Potassium 1222mg
Total Carbohydrate 25g
(42%)Dietary Fiber 11g
Sugars 9g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(77%)Protein 39g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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