Kick-off Kabobs Recipe

Crunchy and bold when raw, smoky and sweet when cooked, bell peppers are loaded with vitamins and antioxidants to help boost your immune system.

Depending on the color (red are the most nutrient-packed), one cup of these beauties can provide you with up to three times your total daily intake of Vitamin C and 100 percent of your daily requirements for Vitamin A. 

Kick-off Kabobs

Recipe by Nutrition World
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Course: MainCuisine: American, Italian


Cooking time


minutes per skewer



    Make these quick-and-easy spicy Italian kabobs to kick off your next tailgate party.


    • 1

      large green bell pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces

    • 1

      large red bell pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces

    • 2 lbs

      boneless pork chops, cut into 1-inch cubes

    • 1 cup

      Italian dressing

    • 2 Tbsp

      dried red pepper flakes

    • 1 Tbsp

      fennel seed

    • 1

      large onion, cut into 1-inch pieces

    • 24

      6-inch wooden skewers (soak in water for 30 minutes before using)


    • Place pork cubes in resealable plastic bag; add salad dressing, red pepper flakes and fennel seed. Seal bag; refrigerate for at least 1 hour to overnight to marinate pork. 

    • When ready to cook, thread pork, peppers, and onion on skewers. Discard marinade. 

    • Place kabobs on greased broiler pan and broil 5 inches from heat, or grill over medium-hot coals for about 5 minutes per side.

    • Nutrition Facts (per serving): Calories—70, Total Fat—2g, Saturated Fat—0g, Sodium—135mg, Carbohydrate—2g, Dietary Fiber—0g, Sugar—0g, Protein—9g

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