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Veggie Skewers Recipe

Veggie Skewers Recipe

"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.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings

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

  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

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