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Traditions are important, especially when it comes to family events. One of the traditions that my family has continued for over 35 years is a Father’s Day grill out. Now we are not talking hot dogs and hamburgers – no way, my dad always stepped it up on Father’s Day! Actually, let’s be real, my Mom did all the food prep, Dad was the grill master though. Father’s Day Zesty Steak Shish Kabobs! Honestly, it isn’t Father’s Day with out those kabobs grilling. To make those kabobs even more traditional we never turn on the gas – it is all charcoal for this tradition!
Now that my parents have passed this tradition on to us we still follow through with the Zesty Steak Shish Kabobs and charcoal grilling. We turn off the gas grill and pick up Kingsford Original Charcoal at The Home Depot to prepare for this epic meal that has our family members excited for Father’s Day!
It’s like Kingsford and The Home Depot knows we do this tradition because from 6/18/2015 – 6/21/2015 the Kingsford Original Twinpack is on sale for over half off – $9.88! That is a steal and will make you want to try grilling out without the gas every night!
And now, to share our traditional recipe – I promise it is easy but the best way to enjoy steak kabobs!
Zesty Steak Shish Kabobs
Steak – we portion out 1 large steak per guest – cubed
Zesty Italian Dressing – at least 2 bottles
Bell Peppers – multiple colors – cleaned and cut into 2 inch bites
White Onions – cleaned and cut into 3 inch slices
Mushrooms – whole
Any other veggies you like to grill
Kingsford Original Briquettes Charcoal
1. Prepare steak the night before – cube and put into ziplock bag. Fill bag or cover all steak with the Zesty Italian dressing. Refrigerate over night. Let dressing marinate steak.
2. Day of grilling prepare all veggies – clean and cut.
3. Have the grill master prepare the grill. Get those briquettes a burning!
4. Create beautiful shish kabobs with the marinated steak and fresh veggies.
5. Place on hot grill and let the charcoal do the work!
6. Serve with potatoes or rice for a full meal. Enjoy!
I have enjoyed this zesty steak for over 30 years on Father’s Day – it brings back some great memories of Father’s Day pasts. I hope that Jeremy and I can continue this tradition of turning off the gas and enjoying the charcoal grilled shish kabobs for years to come!
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What do you grill on Father’s Day?
Masshole Mommy says
That sounds absolutely delicious. I can't wait to make this for my family!
Lisa Nolan says
Great grilling tips and ideas! My hubs is not a griller, but maybe our son is a possible candidate! The recipe looked very yummy!
Mama to 5 says
That looks like a great recipe! I need to have my husband make me this on the grill, he loves to grill.
Ida Arias says
I love how you have kept up the grilling tradition! Those kabobs look delish, especially with the addition of the mushrooms!!
Six Time Mommy TEST says
Yum! They look so good. I love this tradition. I'm not too sure what we will be doing or grilling on father's day just yet! – Jeanine
Heather @ Girl Gone Mom says
I grew up eating this. I hated it as a kid but love it now!
We prefer Kingsford charcoal when we grill which is often during the summer months…at least 2x a week! We'll definitely be trying those steak kabobs soon!
Lois Alter Mark says
Ooh, that looks delicious! I love steak kabobs on the grill!
We always use Kingsford. Love your meal.
Liz Mays says
What a great way to grill out. I need to grill up some veggies and meats for kabobs!
Confession: I don't grill! But my husband does and he is amazing at it!
Drool city for me. I am laughed at for being a bad cook but maybe grilling is more my thing 😉
Sarah Bouvier says
Yum! These look so good! My husband loves to grill, but we never make kabobs! I think we need to do this for Father's Day dinner! #client
We are totally trying your kabobs recipe!! It looks great.