Middle Eastern Beef Brochettes with Couscous

Number of Servings: 4 (204 g)
Active Time: 30 min.
Total Time: 30 min.
Middle Eastern Beef Brochettes with Couscous

Brochettes is another word for kebab, referring to the skewer itself, deriving from the French for “to spit.” These brochettes are a Middle Eastern-inspired dish which will quickly become a grilling favorite in your recipe repertoire. Couscous provides a fluffy and absorbent bed that will soak up the wonderful flavors.


  • Brochettes & Couscous:

    • ½ cup couscous
    • 1 lb. top sirloin steak, cubed
    • 1 onion, cut into wedges
    • 1 bell pepper, cut into 1" pieces
    • ⅛ tsp. salt


    • 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro
    • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
    • 3 cloves garlic, minced
    • 2 tsp. cumin
    • 1 tsp. paprika
    • ¼ tsp. red pepper

    Optional Garnishes*:

    • Fresh cilantro


  1. Cook couscous according to package directions.
  2. Combine seasoning ingredients in large bowl. Toss with beef, onion, and bell pepper to coat.
  3. Thread beef and vegetable pieces onto skewers (brochettes).
  4. Place brochettes on rack in broiler pan with the oven rack in the highest position. Broil on high for medium-rare to medium doneness, turning once (8-10 minutes). Season with salt.
  5. Place brochettes on top of couscous and sprinkle with cilantro, if desired.

*Optional garnishes have not been included in the rating of this recipe.

Nutrition Facts

4 servings per container

Serving Size 204 g

Amount per serving
Calories 320
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 2.5g 14%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 7g
Cholesterol 68mg 23%
Sodium 145mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 23g 8%
Dietary Fiber 2.5g 9%
Total Sugars 3g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 2g
Protein 29g
Vitamin D 0.1mcg 0%
Calcium 57.7mg 4%
Iron 3.2mg 20%
Potassium 580mg 10%
Vitamin A 65.5mcg 8%
Vitamin C 41mg 45%
Vitamin E 2.2mg 15%
Vitamin K 9.3mcg 8%
Thiamin 0.2mg 15%
Riboflavin 0.2mg 15%
Niacin 12.5mg 80%
Vitamin B6 0.9mg 50%
Folate 38.9mcg 10%
Vitamin B12 1.2mcg 50%
Biotin 1.3mcg 4%
Chloride 14mg 0%
Pantothenate 1.2mg 25%
Phosphorus 298.3mg 25%
Iodine 0.9mcg 0%
Magnesium 47.7mg 10%
Zinc 5mg 45%
Selenium 31.3mcg 60%
Copper 0.2mg 20%
Manganese 0.3mg 15%
Chromium 0mcg 0%
Molybdenum 13mcg 30%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


Top Sirloin Steak, Red Bell Pepper, Onion, Couscous (100% Durum Wheat Semolina), Olive Oil, Garlic, Cumin, Paprika, Cilantro, Salt, Red Pepper.

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