Smoked Steak Skewers with Tomatoes, Onions and Olives
  • 45 minutes
  • Makes 4 servings
  • Entrée

Smoked Steak Skewers with Tomatoes, Onions and Olives

Beef Top Sirloin Steak is smoked, then skewered with tomatoes, red onions and olives. Sprinkle these skewers with grated Manchego cheese to impress your guests.


  • 1 beef Top Sirloin Steak, 1- inch thick, about 1 pound, cut into 24, 1-inch cubes
  • 1 large red onion, trimmed, halved, cut into 16 wedges
  • 16 medium cherry tomatoes
  • 16 large Queen Spanish olives
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • Grated manchego cheese (optional)


  1. Combine Marinade ingredients in a food-safe plastic bag. Add beef Top Sirloin Steak cubes; turn cubes coat. Close bag securely and marinate in refrigerator 30 minutes.

  2. Add wood chunks, chips or pellets to smoker according to manufacturer's instructions. Preheat smoker to 225°F.

  3. Remove cubes from marinade; discard marinade. Place cubes in smoker according to manufacturer's instructions. Set timer for 10 to 15 minutes depending on desired smoke flavor.

  4. When cubes are done smoking, carefully remove from smoker. Thread cubes, onions, tomatoes and olives evenly onto eight 12-inch metal skewers, leaving small spaces between pieces.

    Cook's Tip: Any large pitted olive variety may be used.
  5. Place skewers on grid over medium heat.  Grill, covered, 8 to 10 minutes (over medium heat on preheated gas grill, 9 to 11 minutes) for medium rare (145°F) to medium (160°F) doneness, turning once. Season with salt, if desired. Top skewers with cheese, as desired.

  • Test Kitchen Tips Cut steak into uniform pieces to ensure even cooking.