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Grilled Lamb and Halloumi Kebabs





Yields
Serves 4




Total Time
30 mins

These meat and cheese kebabs turn into a flavorful and hearty salad when tossed with fresh herb leaves. We like to serve the salad with a side of hummus.

Grilled Lamb and Halloumi Kebabs






Photo: Leo Gong; Styling: Karen Shinto
  About 5 tbsp. olive oil
 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
 1 teaspoon kosher salt
 1 teaspoon pepper
 1 tablespoon chopped fresh oregano, plus 1/4 cup whole oregano leaves
 1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint leaves, plus 1/4 cup whole mint leaves
 8 ounces halloumi cheese, cut into 1-in. cubes
 1 pound cherry tomatoes
 1 pound lamb stew meat, cut into 1-in. cubes
 4 white or whole-wheat pita breads, halved and warmed
Step 1
1

Heat grill to high (450° to 550°). Mix 5 tbsp. oil, the vinegar, salt, pepper, and chopped herbs in a large bowl. Measure 2 tbsp. and set aside. Add cheese, tomatoes, and lamb to remaining dressing, tossing to coat. Thread cheese, tomatoes, and lamb onto 8 metal skewers.

Step 2
2

Oil cooking grate, using tongs and a wad of oiled paper towels. Grill kebabs, turning once, until meat and cheese are browned, about 6 minutes.

Step 3
3

Set skewers on plates, drizzle with reserved dressing, and scatter with herb leaves. Serve with pita.

Step 4
4

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Serves 4


Amount Per Serving
Calories 680Calories from Fat 50
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 38g59%

Saturated Fat 13g65%
Cholesterol 119mg40%
Sodium 1498mg63%
Total Carbohydrate 41g14%

Dietary Fiber 3g12%
Protein 43g86%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.