Lavender Blend Marinated Kebabs
When it’s warm enough outside, the skewer is our tool of choice for summer grilling. Maybe because they remind us of street foods, or how easy they are to enjoy with friends at a backyard party. Who knows! What we do know for sure is that this is your recipe for delicious! Just choose your favorite meats and/or veggies and reach for the Lavender Spice Blend. It’s that easy.
Prep time: 10 minutes Marinate time: 30 mins Cook time: 10-25 minutes
1 1/2 pounds protein, such as Chicken,Lamb, Beef or Pork; cleaned, dried, cut into 11/2” cubes
1 1/2 pounds vegetables such as onions, zucchini, bell peppers, washed and trimmed
¼ cup olive oil
3 tablespoons lemon juice
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 Tablespoons Lavender Spice Blend
Salt and pepper to taste
- In a zip top bag or large bowl, combine all ingredients, massaging spices into the protein and veggies. Marinate in the refrigerator for as little as 30 minutes or up to 24 hours if preparing in advance.
- Prepare an outdoor grill to medium-high heat and brush with oil.
- Thread protein and vegetables onto either metal or pre-soaked wooden skewers. Reserve leftover marinade
- Grill skewers on each side brushing with reserved marinade until cooked through.
Variations: Instead of Kebabs, make Skewers by cutting proteins into 6” strips and thread onto skewers as above and serve over rice or grains.
Mushrooms, especially Portobellos, are a great vegan option.
‘Faster, More Creative, Better for You’: Make a few extra and enjoy over a salad for a quick meal.