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How to make the Best Grilled Vegetables

  • Author: Krista
  • prep_time Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • cook_time Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • total_time Total Time: 20 minutes
  • yield Yield: N/A
  • category Category: Vegetables
  • method Method: Grill
  • cuisine Cuisine: American

Description

The Ultimate Guide for the Best Grilled Vegetables – all my easy grilling tips, cooking times, no stick methods, seasoning recommendations and how to serve your grilled vegetables for the best summer dinner out there! 

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Ingredients

  • 1 red pepper
  • 1 orange pepper
  • 1 bunch of asparagus
  • 3 ears of corn, shucked
  • 1 red onion, 1″ thick slices
  • 1 pint of cherry tomatoes
  • 1 zucchini, sliced lengthwise
  • 1 yellow squash, sliced lengthwise
  • 34 portobello mushroom caps
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • salt & pepper to season

Balsamic Vinaigrette Drizzle: (optional)

  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon dry basil
  • 1 tablespoon dijon mustard
  • 1/2 tablespoon honey
  • 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat grill to medium high heat, approximately 350°F-400°F.
  2. Brush both sides of vegetables with either an olive oil, avocado oil or grape seed oil.
  3. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Place vegetables on grill, follow the following grilling times for each vegetable.
    1. Bell pepper: whole grill for 10-12 minutes; halved or quartered grill for 8-10 minutes
    2. Onion: sliced into 1″ slices grill for 8 to 10 minutes
    3. Squash: 1/2″ lengthwise slices grill for 4 to 6 minutes
    4. Mushroom: whole portobello mushrooms grill 8 to 10 minutes, smaller mushrooms grill 4 to 7 minutes
    5. Asparagus: grill for 4 to 6 minutes
    6. Corn: grill for 15 to 20 minutes with or without husk
    7. Tomato: halved tomatoes grill 6to 8 minutes, smaller cherry/grape size tomatoes grill 4-6 minutes.
    8. Broccoli: grill 8 to 10 minutes
    9. Eggplant: 1/2″ lengthwise slices grill 5 to 7 minutes
    10. Romaine: halved or quartered grilled 2-3 minutes
  5. Let rest for 5 minutes. Serve.
  6. Optional: In a small bowl mix garlic, basil, mustard, honey, balsamic vinegar, olive oil, salt and pepper. Whisk until combined. Drizzle over grilled vegetables.

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