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Beef Easy Grill

Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  358
  • Protein  26 g
  • Carbohydrates  5 g
  • Fat  26 g
  • Cholesterol  80 mg
  • Sodium  60 mg
  • Potassium  458 mg
  • Phosphorus  217 mg
  • Calcium  25 mg
  • Fiber  1.4 g

Shish Kebabs

Shish Kebabs are a quick and fun way to load up on protein and veggies, and they're not just for summer barbecues. Dawn, a DaVita dietitian from Ohio, grills her kidney-friendly Shish Kebabs right in the oven.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe provided by DaVita dietitian Dawn from Ohio.

Portions: 6     Serving size: 1 kebab


  • 1/2 cup distilled white vinegar
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1-1/2 pounds beef, cut into 1-1/2" cubes
  • 2 medium onions, quartered
  • 2 green bell peppers, cut into 1-1/2" squares
  • 1 red bell pepper, cut into 1-1/2" squares


  1. Combine vinegar, oil, pepper, garlic powder and oregano to make marinade.
  2. Place the meat and vegetables in covered container and marinade for at least 30 minutes.
  3. Load up the skewers, alternating meat and veggies.
  4. Grill over medium heat for 10 to 30 minutes, depending on desired degree of doneness.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 3-1/2 meat
  • 1 vegetable, medium potassium
  • 2 fat

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • Dawn uses sirloin steak for her Shish Kebabs, but you can use whatever meat you prefer.
  • If using wooden skewers, soak them in water for at least 30 minutes prior to grilling to avoid burning them during the cooking process.

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Shish Kebabs

JPRD says:


Made these for a unit 'End of the Summer' party-they were fairly easy and the patients likes them. We grilled them the night before, and then reheated in a nesco-worked fine.

Sep. 22, 2011, 12:20 PM - Inappropriate review?

Shish Kebabs

teachwalking says:


I want to know about lamb. How would using lamb change it? (especially potassium) Moderator: Potassium decreases slightly to 434 mg. Calories and fat are slightly higher, phosphorus is 200 mg and other nutrients are about the same.

Jun. 17, 2011, 4:23 PM - Inappropriate review?

Shish Kebabs

quiltlady says:


What would the difference be in using venison in you recipe? Is deer meat good for someone with kidney disease Moderator reply: Venison is similar to a leaner cut of beef. The calories and fat are decreassed to 263 cal and 13 g fat, potassium 471 mg, phosphorus 264 mg and protein 29 g. The other nutrients are very close to the original recipe values.

Jan. 07, 2011, 9:47 AM - Inappropriate review?

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