Never have I tried a yogurt sauce with shish kabobs. Nor have I tried putting them in pita pockets. But when I was googling around, it seemed to be a rather popular way to serve them. Trouble is, it seems there are a zillion different yogurt sauce recipes, and I am very nervous about just selecting one willy-nilly. And most of them call for lamb, and I'm using beef. Any opinions or recipes to offer? I'm wondering if I should just skip the pita pocket/yogurt sauce idea. For what it's worth, the kabobs will be a selection of a good many veggies, pineapple chunks and marinated beef. I'll include my mom's beef marinade at the end of this post. It makes outrageously good beef kabobs. Like I said, though, I've never served them with a sauce or pita pockets.
I'm also fretting a tad bit over side dishes. In my searches, Greek salads seemed to be extremely popular. I am not so fond of Greek salads myself, so I'm wondering about other options. It sounds like potato salad (my original plan) is too heavy. To me, a green salad is boring. Again, any suggestions?
Beef of choice, of course cut into small pieces (she recommends round or chuck) 2/3 cup oil (she says simply veggie oil, like Wesson, but I don't use Wesson, so I've opted for rice bran oil) 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar 1 clove garlic, crushed (I always up that a bit) 1 tsp. salt 1/4 tsp. pepper 1/4 cup soy sauce (no biggie, but I use tamari) 1 T. worcestershire sauce 1 T. dry mustard