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Turkey Pepper Kabobs

This is a summertime favorite at our house. While the turkey is a nice change of pace and tastes great with the sweet basting sauce and pineapple, the recipe also works well with cubed chicken.—Traci Goodman, Paducah, Kentucky
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings


  • 1 can (8 ounces) unsweetened pineapple chunks
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon prepared mustard
  • 1 pound turkey breast tenderloins, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 large sweet onion, cut into 3/4-inch pieces
  • 1 large green pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 large sweet red pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces


  • Drain pineapple, reserving 1/4 cup juice. For marinade, mix brown sugar, oil, Worcestershire sauce, garlic, mustard and reserved juice.
  • In another bowl, toss turkey with 1/3 cup marinade; refrigerate, covered, 2-3 hours. Cover and refrigerate remaining marinade.
  • On eight metal or soaked wooden skewers, alternately thread turkey, vegetables and pineapple chunks; discard remaining marinade in bowl. Place kabobs on an oiled grill rack over medium heat. Grill, covered, until turkey is no longer pink, 8-10 minutes, turning occasionally; baste frequently with reserved marinade during the last 3 minutes.
Nutrition Facts
2 kabobs: 298 calories, 6g fat (0 saturated fat), 45mg cholesterol, 146mg sodium, 34g carbohydrate (28g sugars, 3g fiber), 30g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 2 vegetable, 1 starch, 1 fat.

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