Zesty Medley Grilled Vegetable recipe

This easy grilled vegetable recipe relies on firmer vegetables like asparagus, red peppers, zuchinni and onion to keep their shape and flavor during grilling, but you can pretty much use whatever type you like better.

It's zesty because the marinade combines Lemon, Worchestershire sauce and Tobasco to give the veggies a bit more kick. grilled red pepper
Let the flavors of the marinade soak into these veggies at least an hour before grilling.

I also recommend using a grill wok found in this grilling tools page to "stir-fry" these veggies.

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› Zesty Grilled Vegetable

Serves: 4 - 6

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 8 minutes

Direct Heat: 400F - 450F

Note, for best results marinate at least 1 hour before grilling the vegetables.

What you'll need:

  • 1 bunch fresh asparagus (20 - 30 spears)
  • 1 red bell pepper (sliced chunks)
  • 1 spanish onion (sliced chunks)
  • 12 - 15 white mushrooms (halved)
  • 1 zuchinni

    Variation: try different types of rigid vegetable if any of these aren't your favorite. Tomato slices don't hold up well but small cherry tomatoes do.

    For the marinade:

  • Juice of two fresh lemons
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon fresh cracked or ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons of Worchestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Tobasco sauce (or your favorite hot sauce)

    zesty grilled vegetables

    Step 1:
    Chop or slice each vegetable except the asparagus into large chunks - at least 1" big.

    They shouldn't be larger than bite-size.

    Only trim off the larger stock end of the asparagus and leave it whole.

    marinated grilled vegetables

    Step 2:
    Put the cut up vegetables into a reseable plastic bag.

    Mix the marinade ingredients above and pour over the vegetables.

    Seal the bag and distribute the marinade well through the veggies.

    Refrigerate for at least 1 hour.

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    Step 3:
    Preheat the BBQ to 400F to 450F

    Well oil a vegetable grilling wok (spray oil works well) and place on the BBQ to heat up.

    When the grill is at temperature dump the contents of the bag into the grilling wok.

    There may be flames as some of the oil and marinade drips down into the BBQ.

    Stir-fry the grilled vegetable recipe 8 - 10 minutes just until they begin to get soft.

    Remove from the grill (careful the wok is very hot) and put on a serving plate.

    Serve immediately.


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