Spiced Beef Kabobs with Mashed Carrots

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Makes:
4 servings
Prep:
30 mins
Marinate:
4 hrs to 24 hrs
Grill:
10 mins
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Spiced Beef Kabobs with Mashed Carrots

Ingredients
1/4
cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
3
tablespoons vegetable oil
2
tablespoons lemon juice
2
tablespoons packed brown sugar
6
cloves garlic, smashed
1
teaspoon crushed red pepper
1
pound boneless beef chuck or sirloin, trimmed of fat and cut in 1-inch cubes
1
recipe Mashed Carrots, see below
1
recipe Lemon Gremolata, see below

Directions

  1. In a self-sealing plastic bag in shallow dish add soy sauce, oil, lemon juice, brown sugar, garlic, and red pepper. Add meat to bag. Seal and turn to coat. Marinate, refrigerated, 4 to 24 hours, turning bag occasionally.
  2. Drain beef mixture, discard marinade. Thread beef on 8-inch wooden* or metal skewers, leaving 1/4-inch between.
  3. For charcoal grill, cook skewers on rack of uncovered grill directly over medium coals for 10 to 14 minutes or until desired doneness, (160 degrees F for medium) turning occasionally and moving to cooler areas of grill if browning too quickly. (For gas grill, preheat. Reduce heat to medium. Add skewers to grill. Cover; grill as above.) Makes 4 servings.
  4. Serve with Mashed Carrots. Sprinkle with Lemon Gremolata.

From the Test Kitchen

* If using wooden skewers, soak in water for 30 minutes before using.

Mashed Carrots

Ingredients

1
pound peeled and sliced carrots
 
salted water
1
tablespoon lemon juice
1
tablespoon olive oil
 
black pepper

Directions

  1. In medium saucepan cook carrots, covered, in small amount of boiling salted water 12 to 15 minutes or until tender. Drain; return to saucepan. Add lemon juice and olive oil. Mash until nearly smooth. Season to taste with black pepper.

Lemon Gremolada

Ingredients

1/4
cup snipped fresh basil
2
teaspoons shredded lemon peel
1
clove minced garlic

Directions

  1. In small bowl combine basil, lemon peel and garlic.

Nutrition Facts

(Spiced Beef Kabobs with Mashed Carrots)
    Per serving:
  • 277 kcal cal.,
  • 12 g fat
  • (3 g sat. fat,
  • 3 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 5 g monounsatured fat),
  • 50 mg chol.,
  • 483 mg sodium,
  • 16 g carb.,
  • 3 g fiber,
  • 9 g sugar,
  • 27 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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