BBQ Meatball Kebabs

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on August 28, 2013

BBQ Meatball Kebabs

Well, these babies didn’t last long in the freezer. I made up 2 batches of BBQ meatballs over the weekend, in an attempt to prepare myself for the back to school frenzy…and here is the first of 2 new recipes using BBQ meatballs. (I hope to share the other next week…if I get it made in the next few days!)

Zucchini is uber cheap these days, and we had some extra canned pineapple from yesterday’s school lunches that I added to the skewers too. Because I had the meatballs already made, this meal worked out perfectly “timing wise,” as I started the grill and then skewered everything up and by the time I was finished, the grill was hot and ready to welcome the kebabs!

AND…I love that this is a “one-dish grill dinner” too! Hope y’all enjoy these kebabs!

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BBQ Meatball Kebabs

Adapted from BBQ Meatball Sliders

Yield – 4 servings

Preparation Time – 15 minutes

Cooking Time – 15 minutes


  • 12 BBQ meatballs ($2.50)
  • 2 small or 1 large zucchini, sliced ($.99)
  • 1/2 red onion, cut into chunks ($.40)
  • About 1/2 can pineapple chunks ($.50)
  • Grilled Garlic Bread ($1)


  • Turn on the grill and let warm up.
  • Skewer the meatballs, zucchini slices, red onion chunks and pineapple chunks. Place on the grill and grill for 5-7 minutes, then carefully turn them to cook the other side of the meatballs. Grill until meatballs have cooked through.
  • Grill the garlic bread over indirect heat, alongside the kebabs.
  • Serve BBQ Meatball Kebabs with grilled garlic bread.

Cost $5.49

{ 2 comments… read them below or add one }

laurel August 28, 2013 at 7:06 pm

are the meatballs fully cooked before going on the grill, or are they raw? thanks!


Janet Griffin October 2, 2013 at 9:49 pm

Do you have the recipe for the meatballs, also do you cook them first??


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