Grilled Balsamic Vegetables

Grilled Balsamic Vegetables 580 Author: Canadian Living Credits: Grilled Balsamic Vegetables 580

This rustic dish is perfect for entertaining because you can serve it at room temperature or straight from the grill. It also makes a great filling for a vegetarian sandwich. Just spread 1 oz (30 g) ch?e or herbed cream cheese over a crusty roll or piece of baguette and sandwich the grilled vegetables.?

  • Portion size 12 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: July 2012

Ingredients

  • 3 zucchinis green and/or yellow (1-1/2 lb/675 g)
  • 1 red onion
  • 2 sweet peppers orange and/or yellow
  • 4 portobello mushrooms
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
Balsamic Marinade:
  • 1/3 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 3 cloves garlic grated or pressed
  • 2 teaspoons liquid honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup olive oil

Method

Balsamic Marinade: In bowl, combine vinegar, garlic, honey, salt and pepper; slowly whisk in oil until emulsified.

Cut each zucchini in half crosswise; cut lengthwise into 1/2-inch (1 cm) thick slices. Place in large dish. Cut onion into 1/2-inch (1 cm) thick rounds; add to dish.

Core and seed sweet peppers; cut into large chunks and add to dish.

Remove stems and gills from mushrooms; cut caps into quarters and add to dish.

Pour marinade over vegetables; cover and let stand at room temperature for 2 hours, tossing occasionally.

Place vegetables on greased grill over medium-high heat; close lid and grill, basting frequently with marinade, until tender, about 12 minutes. Serve sprinkled with parsley.

Nutritional facts Per each of 12 servings: about

  • Fibre 2 g
  • Sodium 41 mg
  • Sugars 4 g
  • Protein 2 g
  • Calories 97.0
  • Total fat 7 g
  • Potassium 309 mg
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat 1 g
  • Total carbohydrate 9 g

%RDI

  • Iron 4.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 10.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 2.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 10.0
  • Vitamin C 60.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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