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Grilled Summer Veggies Recipe

Grilled Summer Veggies Recipe

After tasting a delicious mix of vegetables that a friend threw together and grilled, I went home and came up with a similar medley that I really like. You can adjust the ingredients to your taste.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + marinating Grill: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup Italian salad dressing
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons lemon-pepper seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning
  • 1 medium zucchini, cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 1 medium yellow summer squash, cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 1 small onion, julienned
  • 1/2 medium green pepper, julienned
  • 1 large carrot, cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 1 celery rib, cut into 3/4-inch slices
  • 4 whole fresh mushrooms, quartered

Directions

  • 1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the salad dressing, vinegar, parsley, lemon-pepper and Cajun seasoning. Add the vegetables; seal bag and turn to coat. Let stand for 15 minutes; drain. Arrange vegetables on a grill rack. Grill, covered, over medium heat for 20-25 minutes or until tender, turning frequently. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup (prepared with fat-free Italian dressing) equals 61 calories, 1 g fat (trace saturated fat), 1 mg cholesterol, 512 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 2 vegetable.