Beef Kabobs with Parmesan Orzo Recipe


  • 1 cup uncooked Original Orzo
  • 1 pound boneless beef top sirloin steak, cut 1 inch thick
  • 2 cups red or yellow bell peppers, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 tablespoons fresh basil, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon prepared Italian dressing
  • 2 large cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese, shredded
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil


  • Soak eight 8-inch bamboo skewers in water 10 minutes. Cut beef into 1-1/4-inch pieces. Toss beef and bell peppers with 1 tablespoon basil, dressing and garlic in large bowl. Alternately thread beef and peppers onto skewers.
  • Prepare orzo according to package directions. Toss orzo and remaining ingredients in medium bowl; keep warm.
  • Place kabobs on grill over medium heat. Grill, uncovered, about 9 to 11 minutes for medium rare to medium doneness, turning occasionally.
  • Serve over orzo.
Courtesy of The Beef Checkoff.