Turkey Kebabs with Basil Dressing

Turkey Kebabs with Basil Dressing

This is a great, light recipe for a leaner meal option or to put on the BBQ. Turkey is a great source of protein, naturally lower in saturated fat than many other meats and makes a fine kebab! This dish is made delicious with a flavoursome marinade and accompanied with a fresh basil pesto dressing using Filippo Berio Extra Virgin Olive Oil.

Categories: Poultry

Serves: 4 Preparation time: 25 mins Cooking time: 10 mins

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Ingredients

  • 500g skinless turkey breast, cut into 5cm cubes
  • 24 large cherry tomatoes
  • 8 spring onions, cut into 5cm lengths

White Wine Marinade:

  • 1 shallot, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 200ml dry white wine
  • 5 tbsp Filippo Berio Classico Olive Oil
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Basil Dressing:

  • 25g basil leaves
  • 6 tbsp Filippo Berio Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Method

  1. First make the White Wine Marinade. Place the shallot and garlic in a bowl, add the wine, Filippo Berio Classico Olive Oil and lemon juice then season with salt and pepper. Whisk together. Add to the turkey, then cover and refrigerate for 2 hours.
  2. For the basil dressing, bring a small pan of water to the boil. Add the basil leaves and immediately drain them. Transfer to a blender or food processor, add the Filippo Berio Extra Virgin Olive Oil, lemon juice and seasoning before whizzing to a purée.
  3. Thread the turkey onto 8 soaked wooden skewers with the tomatoes and spring onion pieces. Brush with marinade then cook over a medium-high barbecue heat for 10 minutes, turning and brushing with the marinade.
  4. Serve with the basil dressing.

Cook with:

Classico Olive Oil

This versatile all-purpose Olive Oil is excellent for sautéing, grilling and roasting or as a base for sauces. It's ideal with everything from meat and poultry to your favourite vegetables.

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