Grilled Mini Burger Kabobs

Here’s a fun and fast way to serve hamburgers for kids or as a hearty appetizer.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1
medium onion, finely chopped (1/2 cup)
3
tablespoons Progresso™ plain bread crumbs
3
tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1
cup tomato sauce
  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. In large bowl, mix all ingredients except tomato sauce. Shape mixture into 12 (2-inch) meatballs, then flatten slightly to 3/4-inch-thick patties. On each of 4 (9-inch) metal skewers, thread 3 patties lengthwise, leaving 1-inch space between each.
  • 2 Carefully brush grill rack with oil. Place kabobs on grill over medium-high heat. Cover grill; cook about 10 minutes, turning occasionally, until browned on outside and no longer pink in center.
  • 3 In 1-quart saucepan, heat tomato sauce over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until simmering. Serve over kabobs.

Expert Tips

Deli pasta salad makes a great side for these kabobs.

When you make kabobs, be sure that the pieces on the skewers are of uniform size so they'll cook evenly.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
260
(
Calories from Fat
130),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14g
14%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
75mg
75%;
Sodium
800mg
800%;
Total Carbohydrate
10g
10%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
23g
23%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.