Balsamic-Glazed Beef Skewers

Balsamic-Glazed Beef Skewers

Balsamic-Glazed Beef Skewers


Recipe provided courtesy of Taste of Home magazine.  Find more great recipes at


With only five easy-to-double ingredients, these mouthwatering kabobs are one of our favorite recipes.  To prevent wooden skewers from burning, soak them in water for 30 minutes before threading on the meat.  We like them with hot cooked rice and a tossed salad.  This recipe is DIABETIC FRIENDLY!!

             Carole Fraser                                                                     Toronto, ON


Balsamic-Glazed Beef Skewers Recipe


Balsamic-Glazed Beef Skewers

¼ cup balsamic vinaigrette

¼ cup barbecue sauce

1 tsp. Dijon mustard

1 beef top sirloin steak (1 Lb.), cut into 1 inch cubes

2 cups cherry tomatoes


In a large bowl, whisk vinaigrette, barbecue sauce and mustard until blended.  Reserve ¼ cup marinade for basting.  Add beef to remaining marinade; toss to coat.

Alternately thread beef and tomatoes on four (4) metal or soaked wooden skewers.  Moisten a pepper towel with cooking oil; using long-handled tongs, rub on grill rack to coat lightly.

Grill skewers, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 inches from heat 6-9 minutes or until beef reaches desired doneness, turning occasionally and basting frequently with reserved marinade during the last 3 minutes.           4 servings


(Recipe for Balsamic-Glazed Beef Skewers was on, 2014)


Snow Peas & Beef Stir-Fry


Snow Peas & Beef Stir-Fry

Snow Peas & Beef Stir-Fry

Skip greasy takeout food and go for this healthy and fast dinner that’s so much more enjoyable.  Warm up ready-to-serve brown rice and supper is on the table (with one less pan to wash).

        Donna Lindecamp                                         Morganton, NC                                                                               


Snow Peas & Beef Stir-Fry Recipe

Snow Peas & Beef Stir-Fry

½ cup reduced-sodium soy sauce

½ cup sherry or water

2 Tbsp. cornstarch

2 tsp. sugar

2 Tbsp. canola, divided

2 garlic cloves, minced

1 beef top sirloin steak (1 ½ lbs.), thinly sliced

½ lb. sliced fresh mushrooms

1 medium onion, cut into thin wedges

8 oz. fresh snow peas

Hot cooked rice

In a small bowl, whisk soy sauce, sherry, cornstarch and sugar.  Transfer ¼ cup mixture to a large bowl; stir in 1 Tbsp. oil and garlic.  Add beef; toss to coat.  Let beef mixture stand for 15 minutes.

Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat.  Add half of the beef mixture; stir-fry 1-2 minutes or until no longer pink.  Remove from pan; repeat with remaining beef.

In same pan, heat remaining oil over medium-high heat until hot.  Add mushrooms and onion, cook and stir until mushrooms are tender.  Add snow peas; cook 2-3 minutes longer or until crisp-tender.

Stir remaining soy sauce mixture and add to pan.  Bring to a boil; cook and stir 1-2 minutes or until sauce is thickened.  Return beef to pan; heat through.  Serve with rice.             6 servings

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