This colorful appetizer would also make a great main dish--just double the recipe so each person gets two skewers. If you have vegetarian diners, you can build some of the skewers without meatballs.

Julia Lee
This Story Originally Appeared On sunset.com

Gallery

Credit: Jeffrey Cross; Food Styling: Karen Shinto

Recipe Summary

total:
30 mins
Yield:
Serves 6
Advertisement

Ingredients

Ingredient Checklist

Directions

Instructions Checklist
  • Soak 12 (10-in.) bamboo skewers in water about 30 minutes. Heat grill to medium (about 350°).

    Advertisement
  • Combine half of the rub with lamb in a bowl and shape into 12 balls. Brush cheese and squash with oil, then coat with remaining rub. Thread meatballs, cheese, and squash onto 6 double sets of skewers, holding skewers slightly apart and alternating ingredients.

  • Grill, turning once, until meat is medium-rare, 7 to 8 minutes total.

Nutrition Facts

170 calories; calories from fat 69%; protein 11g; fat 13g; saturated fat 5.4g; carbohydrates 2.3g; fiber 0.7g; sodium 357mg; cholesterol 39mg.
Advertisement