Grilled Mushroom Ham and Basil kebabs

  • Kebab
  • Any
  • White Button
  • Pork

Recipe courtesy of the Mushroom Council and


  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/3 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 90g sliced smoked ham or bacon, cut in 16 (1-inch wide) strips
  • 16 fresh basil or small spinach leaves
  • 500g white button mushrooms
  • 1 medium-sized red or green bell pepper, cut in 1-inch squares


Preheat outdoor grill. In a small bowl combine oil, vinegar, salt and black pepper; set aside.

On four 8-inch or eight 4-inch skewers alternately thread ham, basil/spinach, mushrooms and bell pepper, folding ham and basil/spinach to fit on skewers.

Brush generously on all sides with oil and vinegar mixture. Grill until mushrooms are golden, turning occasionally, 6 to 7 minutes.


Serving Suggestions.

Place skewers on a serving platter, brush with any remaining oil-vinegar mixture. Serve over steamed rice sprinkled with chopped parsley, if desired

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