Veggie Skewers Recipe
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"I discovered this recipe while trying to spruce up plain vegetables for dinner guests," recalls Monica Meek Flatford of Knoxville, Tennessee. A mild spice blend coats colorful skewers of fresh zucchini, summer squash and mushrooms.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 medium zucchini, cut into 1-inch slices
  • 2 medium yellow summer squash, cut into 1-inch slices
  • 1/2 pound whole fresh mushrooms
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1-1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons dried parsley flakes
  • 3/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Directions

On metal or soaked wooden skewers, alternately thread the zucchini, yellow squash and mushrooms. In a bowl, combine the remaining ingredients. Brush some of the mixture over vegetables.
Grill, uncovered, over medium heat for 10-15 minutes or until vegetables are tender, turning and basting occasionally with herb mixture. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Veggie Skewers in Quick Cooking September/October 2000, p22

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 213 calories, 19g fat (3g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 303mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 4g fiber), 4g protein.

  • 2 medium zucchini, cut into 1-inch slices
  • 2 medium yellow summer squash, cut into 1-inch slices
  • 1/2 pound whole fresh mushrooms
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1-1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons dried parsley flakes
  • 3/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  1. On metal or soaked wooden skewers, alternately thread the zucchini, yellow squash and mushrooms. In a bowl, combine the remaining ingredients. Brush some of the mixture over vegetables.
  2. Grill, uncovered, over medium heat for 10-15 minutes or until vegetables are tender, turning and basting occasionally with herb mixture. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Veggie Skewers in Quick Cooking September/October 2000, p22

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