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    Grilled Vegetable Skewers

    Grilled Vegetable Skewers. Photo by Rita~

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    10 mins

    ellie_'s Note:

    These skewers are great at a barbecue and it's easy to double or half the recipe. Recipe adapted from Bon Appetit (June 2004)

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    Serves: 6-8



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    • 1/2 cup olive oil
    • 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar (or red wine vinegar)
    • 1 1/2 tablespoons chopped fresh oregano (or substitute other fresh herbs that are available, basil and marjoram are good choices)
    • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard (or other spicy mustard)
    • 2 Japanese eggplants, cut into 1 inch rounds
    • 2 zucchini, cut into 1 inch rounds
    • 2 yellow squash, cut into 1 inch rounds
    • 1 pint cherry tomatoes
    • 8 -10 wooden skewers


    1. 1
      Soak wooden skewers for at leat 30 minutes in water.
    2. 2
      Whisk dressing ingredients (oil- mustard) in a jar and set aside.
    3. 3
      Alternate vegetables (eggplant, zucchini and summer squash) with tomatoes on skewers. Each skewer should hold approximately 6 vegetables (2 of each eggplant, zucchini and summer squash rounds) and 6 tomatoes.
    4. 4
      Arrange skewers on baking sheet while you complete all 10 skewers. Brush skewers with dressing. (If making ahead refrigerate for up to 8 hours- refrigerating dressing and skewers separately) Prepare barbecue (or preheat broiler).
    5. 5
      Brush skewers with dressing, sprinkle with salt and pepper (if desired).
    6. 6
      Grill (or broil) until skewers are tender and charred slightly, turning often (about 10 minutes).
    7. 7
      Transfer to serving platter and brush again with dressing.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on February 29, 2008


      These were pretty good, I thought that the dressing went well with the mushrooms and squash but not the other vegetables. It would be better with garlic added in the marinade.

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    • on August 07, 2007


      Very good marinade. I made the skewers with onions, green peppers, red peppers, zuchini, yellow squash, mushrooms and tofu. The flavor was very good and a real crowd pleaser (not always easy with veggies and tofu :)

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    • on October 11, 2006


      Thanks ellie - I totally forgot how good vegetable kebabs on the BBQ are - in fact I turned down meat for more veggies!! I did cut down on the oil and used veg that I had on hand, capsicum red and green, mushrooms, cherry tomatoes, onions and zucchini. Am making again this weekend!

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    Nutritional Facts for Grilled Vegetable Skewers

    Serving Size: 1 (294 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 243.4
    Calories from Fat 170
    Total Fat 18.9 g
    Saturated Fat 2.6 g
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    Sodium 47.2 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 18.0 g
    Dietary Fiber 8.3 g
    Sugars 10.0 g
    Protein 4.0 g

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