These easy-to-make Meatball Kebabs are a great way to give your guests a meaty, mouth-watering snack on a stick for Christmas dinner.


750g value ground beef
¼ cup breadcrumbs
4 garlic cloves; minced
3 tbsp. barbecue spice
2 tbsp. ground cumin
Handful fresh coriander; finely chopped
Salt and pepper
2 tbsp. olive oil
2 pineapples; cubed and grilled.


  1. In a bowl, combine beef, breadcrumbs, garlic, barbecue spice, cumin, coriander, salt and pepper.
  2. Using your hands, shape the mixture into round balls. 
  3. In a pan, heat the oil over medium heat. Cook the meatballs until brown on all sides.
  4. Remove the meatballs and put aside.
  5. Soak kebab sticks in water before use. Then thread meatballs and grilled pineapple cubes onto the kebab sticks.
  6. Serve with mayonnaise or cheese dip.

Elevation Tips: 

  1. To add some spice to your sauce: add a bit of fresh chili.
  2. Or create a yoghurt and coriander drizzling sauce.
  3. To make your meatballs extra special, add a centre of cream cheese and coat the meatballs in breadcrumbs and deep fry.