Lemon-Sesame Veggie Kabobs
Lemon and sesame star in this fresh veggie combination. “This tasty marinade turns plain veggie kabobs into an irresistible side dish.” —Kimberly Hammond, Kingwood, Texas
Total TimePrep: 30 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min.
- 1/4 cup lemon juice
- 1/4 cup soy sauce
- 2 tablespoons sesame oil
- 3 garlic cloves, minced
- 1 tablespoon minced chives
- 1-1/2 teaspoons ground ginger
- 1 pound medium fresh mushrooms
- 1 pound cherry tomatoes
- 1 large sweet yellow pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
- 1 small red onion, cut into wedges
- Hot cooked brown rice, optional
- In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the first six ingredients. Add the mushrooms, tomatoes, pepper and onion; seal bag and turn to coat. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Drain and reserve marinade.
- Thread vegetables onto eight metal or soaked wooden skewers. Grill, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 6-8 minutes or until tender, basting frequently with reserved marinade and turning once. Serve with rice if desired.
Nutrition Facts1 kabob: 51 calories, 2g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 156mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable.
Originally published as Lemon-Sesame Veggie Kabobs in Simple & Delicious June/July 2011