Tasty, Beautiful, Healthy: Grilled Veggie Kebabs

15 Aug

NOTE TO READERS: Yes, I am kind of on vacation this week, thus the reblogs…but of course I AM cooking! We grilled last night and I did my quickie marinade for veggies. My brother asked for the recipe, so here it is!

Hot, Cheap & Easy

More from our recent camping trip…veggie kebabs are crunchy and fresh accompaniments to all that heavy meat you are throwing on the grill. They are fun to make and fun to eat and look beautiful on a picnic table. The marinade has just five ingredients…the taste of summer produce shines through!


Dozen wooden skewers, soaked in water for 20 minutes (soak them as you cut vegetables)


3 Tbs extra virgin olive oil

2-3 cloves garlic, minced

1 generous tsp oregano

2-3 tsps fresh lemon juice

2 generous pinches salt


About 2 lbs quick-cooking mixed vegetables such as

1 Cup grape or cherry tomatoes (whole)

1 Cup green/red/yellow/orange peppers, cut into 1” squares

1 medium zucchini, sliced into rounds

1 medium yellow squash, sliced into rounds

8 oz. button mushrooms, wiped cleaned, stems trimmed and cut in half top to stem

(eggplant is not recommended for a…

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3 Responses to “Tasty, Beautiful, Healthy: Grilled Veggie Kebabs”

  1. Mad Dog August 17, 2013 at 12:18 pm #

    I do a lot of veggie kebabs in summer, but haven’t thought to add slices of lemon. I will next time;-)


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