Grilled Lamb Kebabs

These easy lamb kebabs are great served with a yogurt dipping sauce. To make one at home, mix chopped cucumbers with plain Greek yogurt and fresh dill, and season with salt and pepper.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 30 minutesTotal: 8 hours 30 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8


  • 2 small onions, peeled and grated
  • 1 cup olive oil, divided
  • 1 1⁄2 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 2 tsp. minced fresh thyme
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • 2 lbs. cubed lamb meat
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, seeded and cut into 1-inch squares
  • 1 medium yellow bell pepper, seeded and cut into 1-inch squares
  • 1 tsp. salt


  • In a glass or stainless steel bowl, combine grated onions, 3⁄4 cup olive oil, 1 teaspoon black pepper, thyme, cinnamon, and cumin. Mix well. Add lamb cubes, and stir to coat evenly. Cover and marinate in refrigerator overnight.
  • Remove lamb cubes from the marinade, reserving the marinade. Alternately thread lamb and peppers loosely onto metal skewers. Brush the lamb and peppers with 1⁄4 cup olive oil and sprinkle with salt and 1⁄2 teaspoon black pepper.
  • Grill lamb and pepper skewers about 10 minutes, turning once and basting with marinade.