Steak Kabobs #BloggerCLUE

Summer is in full swing, despite the monsoon season that has hit the Midwest. Between our annual 4th of July cookout and our family Sunday suppers, there’s always room for terrific grilled entrees, like these marvelous steak kabobs.Tender Steak Kabobs with a simple, flavor packed marinade

Time for a Summer Barbecue

This month’s Blogger CLUE theme is Grilling and Summer Barbecue. I was assigned the blog of my friend, Wendy. She is one busy lady as she and her husband live on a large acreage, raise chickens and other farm animals and try to be as self sustainable as possible. As I perused A Day in the Life on a Farm, my first inclination was to make her gorgeous Strawberry Cake Roll. But I was already planning to make my grasshopper pie and carrot cake for the 4th of July and I couldn’t justify another dessert, though I tried hard to rationalize a need for 3 sweets! I ended up making her marinated Steak Kabobs, but also worked in her wonderful Strawberry Spinach Salad, which reminded me of my mom’s version with a sweet dressing and sesame seeds. Tender Steak Kabobs with a simple, flavor packed marinade

A Couple Twists

For her steak kabobs, Wendy used Gourmet Garden’s herbs and garlic. I am a huge fan of their products. Since I didn’t have those on hand, I used her substitutions and grilled up some mighty tasty kabobs! Tender and flavorful, no knife was needed. I included large pieces of red bell pepper as well as the mushrooms, onions and beef on my skewers. Perfectly scrumptious results. Spinach Strawberry Salad | summer salad with spinach, berries, blue cheese and almonds Earlier in the week, I whipped up Wendy’s Strawberry Spinach Salad and added some slivered almonds and blue cheese to the recipe. I wanted to eat the leftovers for lunch so some protein was essential. But certainly feel free to leave out those ingredients or add some chicken or your favorite nut if desired. I think I’ll leave out the poppy seeds next time, but that’s just a personal preference. This is another winning recipe however you tweak it! Thanks so much, Wendy! Tender Steak Kabobs with a simple, flavor packed marinade

Steak Kabobs

Serves 4 servings     adjust servings

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins

Marinated beef kabobs with mushrooms, onions and peppers for a perfect grilled summer entree.


  • 1/4 c. soy sauce
  • 1/4 c. Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons.dried Italian seasoning
  • 2 pounds sirloin steak or beef tenderloin cut into 1 1/2"- 2" chunks (1/4 -1/2 pound per person)
  • Whole large mushrooms
  • 1 large sweet onion, cut into chunks
  • 1 red bell pepper, cut into large pieces (about the size of your beef)


  1. Combine all ingredients up to the steak in a gallon Zip-topped bag and agitate to combine. Add the steak, remove excess air from bag and seal. Refrigerate for a few hours or up to overnight.
  2. Place the marinated beef, alternating with mushrooms, onions and peppers, on a skewer.
  3. Grill over med high heat to your desired temperature.


Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
Amount Per Serving As Served
Calories 613kcal Calories from fat 355
% Daily Value
Total Fat 39g 60%
Saturated Fat 14g 70%
Cholesterol 177mg 59%
Sodium 1170mg 49%
Carbohydrate 15g 5%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 8g
Protein 48g

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

Calories 2000
Total Fat Less than 65g
Sat Fat Less than 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg
Sodium Less than 2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate 300g
Dietary Fiber 25g
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  1. Those kabobs look perfect, Liz! It’s so hard to keep them pink in the middle when cooking smaller pieces of meat.

  2. I never had beef kabobs..because my mother always said that beef becomes hard and doesn’t taste good barbecued. i started thinking that she might have been wrong 😀

  3. Lynn@Happier Than A Pig In Mud says:

    Did someone say kabobs??? I’m in:@) I like that they call for Italian seasoning.
    PS-Not fond of the line-up not listing what everyone made… While I’d click if a recipe sounded good, don’t have the time to click them all just because. JMHO.

  4. These look so delicious Liz! I need to make these!

  5. Those kabobs look delicious and such a treat for a summer BBQ!!! Looks like a great recipe Liz!

  6. Dear Lizzy, what a wonderful meal…the salad pairs perfectly with the kabobs. xo, Catherine

  7. Your photo makes me want to reach in and grab one of those kabobs. I know what’s going to be on my grill this weekend! Love the seasonings here. I really don’t have a killer steak kabob recipe so look forward to trying this one.

  8. Yumm!! Those look WONDERFUL!! I don’t know why it took me so long to get on the bandwagon, but this year is the first I’ve done steaks on the grill as kebabs and they are SO good! Perfect recipe – and I need that strawberry salad too. 🙂

  9. These look so incredible. I love steak and shrooms cooked together, and I can almost taste them just looking at them. Sounds like dinner tonight…

  10. Those kebobs are so perfectly done! And I’ll bet they’re just loaded with flavor! Love cooking anything on a skewer — fun way to cook, and the presentation is so nice. Really nice — thanks.

  11. Christiane - Taking On Magazines says:

    Oh my, yes! I see my whole dinner sitting right there. I could feast on those kebabs (thanks for adding the mushrooms!) and salad until I couldn’t eat a bite more.

  12. This would be very popular in our house. Mr. Picky Eater loves Beef Beef and more Beef! 🙂

  13. Kabobs are fun and delicious! I like the flavor combination of the marinade.

  14. Your kabobs looked perfectly cooked. It sounds like you had a great 4th of July meal.

  15. I love kabobs, such an easy and delicious meal that everyone seems to love. And steak with peppers and mushrooms sound wonderful!

  16. Wow. We were on the same page, Liz. Love Wendy’s blog and I really want to try that strawberry salad! Both recipes sound delicious!

  17. Those kebabs look so perfectly juicy and tender! I’m loving them!

  18. These kabobs look fantastic, Liz! The meat looks absolutely perfect. Hope you had a great 4th?

  19. Both the salad and the kabobs look like perfection. I can’t think of a tastier way to enjoy summer. 🙂

  20. Oh my gosh – this is a perfect summer BBQ recipe! Love the salad recipe. You have all the right thinkg for a successful BBQ!

  21. Oh Liz, these kebobs sound scrumptious, and look so tender! Have to try that marinade. And I love the spinach salad…perfect choices!

  22. I will think about your recipe for my next garden party !

  23. Steak kabobs!!! that marinade sounds heavenly!!! can’t wait to try this!

  24. Thank you so much Liz for all your kind words. I am so glad you enjoyed the recipes.

  25. Steak kabobs and Strawberry Spinach Salad are a perfect salute to summer! I could eat this combination once a week and be a happy camper. 🙂

  26. Both beef skewers and the salad look droolworthy. The marinade would be great for the chicken too.

  27. Kabobs are a favorite in the summer, I love that you added mushrooms too!

  28. Liz – these steak kabobs need to be made ASAP! The marinade sounds amazing and that strawberry salad is everything!

  29. Superb!!

  30. Lizzy,
    These steak kabobs look delicious. My hubby would insist that I get at least a pound per person though. He’s a big eater. Plus more left overs means we can enjoy them the next day too.

  31. Even those of us who try to avoid beef would have a hard time avoiding steak doused with soy sauce, garlic and all the other goodies on your kabob…Bet your doggy was asking for a bite, too =)

  32. These look awesome! I love easy to eat BBQ foods for parties, no fork/no problem 🙂 These sound scrumptious. Great choice!

  33. That marinade sounds wonderful – and my husband would love the veggies you skewered with the meat, too.
    P.S. – I could go for that whole bowl of salad.

  34. That marinade sounds wonderful – and my husband would love the veggies you skewered with the meat, too.
    P.S. – I could go for that whole bowl of salad.

  35. So, the first thing that came to mind here was, wow, that’s a make ahead meal. Followed by we would love this!

  36. Looks yummy and my favorite kind of salad…fruit in it!! 😉


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