Spiced Beef Skewers with Homemade Tzatziki Sauce

Spiced Beef Skewers with Homemade Tzatziki Sauce

Description

Our Spiced Beef Skewers feature lean beef marinated in a savory blend of garlic, cumin, and paprika, then grilled to perfection. Served with a refreshing homemade tzatziki sauce made from Greek yogurt and cucumber, this dish is perfect for a high-protein, flavorful meal that's easy to prepare for any occasion.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb lean beef, cut into chunks
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • For the Tzatziki Sauce:
  • 1 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1 cucumber, grated and excess water squeezed out
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. In a bowl, mix together olive oil, garlic, cumin, paprika, salt, and pepper. Add the beef chunks and marinate for at least 30 minutes, preferably overnight.
  2. Preheat the grill to medium-high heat. Thread the marinated beef onto skewers.
  3. Grill the skewers for about 10-12 minutes, turning occasionally, until the beef is cooked to your desired doneness.
  4. While the beef cooks, prepare the tzatziki sauce by combining Greek yogurt, grated cucumber, minced garlic, olive oil, lemon juice, and seasonings in a bowl. Mix well and chill until ready to serve.
  5. Serve the beef skewers hot with a side of the chilled tzatziki sauce.

Nutritional Information

Per Serving: 350 calories, 35g protein, 10g carbohydrates, 20g fat (4g saturated), 1g fiber, 480mg sodium.

Health Benefits

These Spiced Beef Skewers are not only delicious but also packed with health benefits. Lean beef is an excellent source of high-quality protein and essential nutrients like iron and zinc. The spices, including cumin and paprika, offer anti-inflammatory properties and boost metabolism. The tzatziki sauce provides a healthy dose of probiotics from Greek yogurt, aiding in digestion and enhancing gut health. Together, this dish supports muscle maintenance, digestion, and overall health.

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