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[Recipe] Lean Ground Beef Kebabs With 3 Dips

A delicious healthy recipe commissioned from Sleekgeek Success Story turned Coach,  Sylvia Frank.

Carefully designed to fit in with the Sleekgeek Food ListHealthy Meal Template, and  Portion Control Guide.


  • Recommended for: Lunch or Dinner


  • Protein
    • 125g lean ground beef mince
    • 1 egg
    • 50ml low-fat Bulgarian yoghurt
  • Veggies:
    • 1/4 cucumber (grated)
    • 1/4 tsp garlic (crushed)
    • 1 skinned and peeled tomatoes(diced)
    • 1/2 onion, finely chopped
    • 1/2 cup of finely chopped parsley.
    • 1/4 radish
    • 1/2 heads of Lettuce (large leaves to use as wraps) as well as shredded lettuce for filling and serving.
  • Smart Carb
    • 1/2 beetroot, boiled
    • 1/4 lemon/lime
    • 1/4 cup of chickpeas (boiled or canned)
  • Healthy Fat
    • 1/4 avocado
    • 1/4 tsp olive oil
  • Herbs, spices, Extras
    • garlic salt
    • salt
    • pepper
    • Italian herbs
    • wooden skewers (pre-soaked in water)


  • chopping board
  • food processor
  • pot for boiling
  • roasting pan
  • sieve/strainer
  • mixing bowls
  • oven set at 200’c

Ingredients are based off the Sleekgeek Food List, combined together using the Sleekgeek Healthy Meal Template, and portioned out with the Sleekgeek Portion Control Guide.


  • Preheat oven to 180 or 200’c (depending on your oven)
  • Place your ground/minced beef in your mixing bowl.
  • Add egg
  • Chop  fresh parsley till fine and add to the beef.
  • Chop half an onion finely and add half to the meat mixture (save the other half)
  • Add seasoning. Adjust to taste.
  • Mix all the ingredients in the bowl together well.
  • Form the meat around the skewers, pressing firmly and tapering to the ends.
  • Lay in lightly greased oven dish and place in the center of oven to cook for 20 to 30 minutes.
  • Peel and roughly chop boiled beetroot and place in your food processor/blender along  cooked, drained chickpeas,  lemon juice and olive oil. Blend well till smooth. Place in a little serving dish.
  • Grate the cucumber and sprinkle with a tsp salt, mix through with a fork, leave to stand for 10 minutes.
  • Clean and prepare your outer lettuce leaves to use as wraps. Chop the remaining lettuce for filling.
  • Peel avocado and chop roughly, then mash slightly with a fork. Add the chopped onion that you previously saved as well as the chopped tomato flesh from your peeled/canned and drained tomatoes.
  • Squeeze lemon juice from half the lemon into the mix. Add salt and pepper to taste. Mix well together and place in a serving dish.
  • Strain your grated cucumber very well and squeeze out all excess fluid that will have been released. In a bowl add the Bulgarian yoghurt and crushed garlic to the cucumber and mix well. Do not add extra salt. Place in serving bowl.
  • Check your ground beef kebabs are cooked through and remove from the oven.

To Serve

  • Lay out your lettuce leaf wraps
  • Fill them with some chopped lettuce.
  • Slide your ground beef kebab off the stick into the wrap.
  • Add your choices of Tzatziki (cucumber, garlic, and yoghurt), beetroot hummus (beetroot, chickpeas and olive oil) and guacamole (avocado, onion, and tomato)
  • Fold up and enjoy!

This recipe is carefully designed to fit in with the Sleekgeek Food ListHealthy Meal Template, and  Portion Control Guide.

See the FULL Sleekgeek Nutrition Guide here (it’s free).

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