Greek-Style Turkey Kabobs with Couscous

Looking for a Greek-Style dinner? Then check out these grilled turkey kabobs with couscous that are ready in 30 minutes.

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  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 15
  • servings 2
 

Ingredients

MARINADE

2
tablespoons white wine vinegar
1
tablespoon chopped fresh oregano or 1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1
tablespoon olive oil
1/8
teaspoon salt
Dash pepper
1
garlic clove, minced

KABOBS

6
oz. turkey tenderloin, cut into six 1-inch cubes
1
small onion
1/2
large green bell pepper
6
fresh whole mushrooms
6
cherry tomatoes

COUSCOUS

1
cup water
1
tablespoon margarine or butter
1/4
teaspoon salt
1
cup uncooked couscous

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  • 1 GRILL DIRECTIONS: In small bowl, combine all marinade ingredients; beat with wire whisk until well blended. Add turkey cubes; toss to coat. Let stand at room temperature to marinate while preparing vegetables.
  • 2 Heat grill. Cut onion into 6 wedges; cut bell pepper into 6 pieces. To prepare kabobs, drain turkey, reserving marinade. Alternately thread 3 pieces turkey, 3 mushrooms, 3 tomatoes, 3 onion wedges and 3 bell pepper pieces on each of two 12 to 14-inch metal skewers.
  • 3 When ready to grill, place kabobs on gas grill over medium heat or on charcoal grill 4 to 6 inches from medium coals. Brush kabobs with reserved marinade; discard remaining marinade. Cook 10 to 15 minutes or until turkey is no longer pink and vegetables are crisp-tender, turning occasionally.
  • 4 Meanwhile, in medium saucepan, combine water, margarine and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Bring to a boil. Stir in couscous. Remove from heat. Cover; let stand 5 minutes. Fluff couscous with fork before serving. Serve kabobs over couscous.
  • 1 GRILL DIRECTIONS: In small bowl, combine all marinade ingredients; beat with wire whisk until well blended. Add turkey cubes; toss to coat. Let stand at room temperature to marinate while preparing vegetables.
  • 2 Heat grill. Cut onion into 6 wedges; cut bell pepper into 6 pieces. To prepare kabobs, drain turkey, reserving marinade. Alternately thread 3 pieces turkey, 3 mushrooms, 3 tomatoes, 3 onion wedges and 3 bell pepper pieces on each of two 12 to 14-inch metal skewers.
  • 3 When ready to grill, place kabobs on gas grill over medium heat or on charcoal grill 4 to 6 inches from medium coals. Brush kabobs with reserved marinade; discard remaining marinade. Cook 10 to 15 minutes or until turkey is no longer pink and vegetables are crisp-tender, turning occasionally.
  • 4 Meanwhile, in medium saucepan, combine water, margarine and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Bring to a boil. Stir in couscous. Remove from heat. Cover; let stand 5 minutes. Fluff couscous with fork before serving. Serve kabobs over couscous.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
540
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
9%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
),
Cholesterol
55mg
55%;
Sodium
115mg
115%;
Total Carbohydrate
81g
81%
(Dietary Fiber
7g
7%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
33g
33%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
40%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
5 Starch; 5 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Vegetable; 2 Very Lean Meat; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.