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Grilled Vegetable Platter

The best of summer in one dish! This pretty grilled vegetable recipe is meant for entertaining. Grilling brings out their natural sweetness, and the easy marinade really kicks up the grilled vegetables' flavor. —Heidi Hall, North St. Paul, Minnesota
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings


  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 4 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • Dash salt
  • 1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed
  • 3 small carrots, cut in half lengthwise
  • 1 large sweet red pepper, cut into 1-inch strips
  • 1 medium yellow summer squash, cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 1 medium red onion, cut into wedges


  • In a small bowl, whisk the first 7 ingredients. Place 3 tablespoons marinade in a large bowl. Add vegetables; turn to coat. Cover; marinate 1-1/2 hours at room temperature.
  • Transfer vegetables to a grilling grid; place grid on grill rack. Grill vegetables, covered, over medium heat until crisp-tender, 8-12 minutes, turning occasionally.
  • Place vegetables on a large serving plate. Drizzle with remaining marinade.

Test Kitchen Tips
  • Common olive oil works better for cooking at high heat than virgin or extra-virgin oil. These higher grades have ideal flavor for cold foods, but they smoke at lower temperatures.
  • If you do not have a grilling grid, use a disposable foil pan. Poke holes in the bottom of the pan with a meat fork to allow liquid to drain.
  • Check out some of our other delicious grilled vegetable recipes.
  • Nutrition Facts
    1 serving: 144 calories, 9g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 50mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 3g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 2 fat.


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      May 4, 2019

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    • kredhead
      Apr 26, 2019

      Really excellent, prefect for a crowd, something for everyone. Added quartered mushrooms

    • mjlouk
      May 28, 2018

      Yummy! All the veggies were really good - even the carrots, which I really dislike. This would be great with any assortment of veggies you like or have on hand.

    • heysteveh
      Mar 5, 2018

      Of all the BBQ veggie recipes I have tried, this one is my favorite

    • Mustafa Samim
      May 28, 2017

      Very light; changing the way I do barbeques...

    • hedlunvl
      Mar 16, 2017

      One of my favorite marinated veggie recipes. I've used it over and over just as is or with other veggies too. My family likes mushrooms marinated and grilled with this recipe.

    • amk4985
      May 26, 2016

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    • cool_dude
      Nov 22, 2015

      perfect recipe

    • Robby1
      Jul 16, 2015

      Perfection!!! This is absolutely the best vegetable dish for the grill. Loved the marinade. Can't wait to make again and to make for company!

    • jane428
      Jun 22, 2015

      Vegetables never tasted so good!