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Garlic Grilled Beef Brochettes



  • 1/3 cup light Caesar salad dressing
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 pound beef tenderloin tips or steaks, cut into 1 1/2-inch chunks
  • 1 small red onion (or 1/2 medium), cut into 1/2-inch-thick wedges
  • 1 large red or yellow bell pepper (or 1/2 of each), cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh thyme or rosemary


Heat grill to medium-high heat. Combine dressing and garlic in a shallow dish. Add tenderloin, onion, and bell pepper; toss to coat well and let stand 20 minutes.

Alternately thread meat and vegetables onto 4 long metal skewers. Brush any remaining marinade from dish over meat and vegetables.

Grill skewers on covered grill 5 minutes on each side. (Tenderloin will be pink in center and vegetables will be crisp-tender.) Top with thyme.

Yield: 4 servings .

Serving size: 1 skewer.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 252 calories, Carbohydrates: 8 g, Protein: 27 g, Fat: 12 g, Saturated Fat: 3 g, Cholesterol: 85 mg, Sodium: 313 mg, Fiber: 1 g

Exchanges per serving: 1/2 Fat, 2 Vegetable, 3 Meat.

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