Round up your produce for an easy, delicious side dish that includes a healthy dose of veggies.
Grilled Vegetable Platter
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons orange juice
2 tablespoons honey
4 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
1 teaspoon oregano
½ teaspoon garlic powder
Dash of salt and pepper
1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed
3 small carrots, cut in half lengthwise
1 large sweet red pepper, cut into 1-inch strips
1 medium yellow summer squash, cut into ½-inch slices
In a small bowl, whisk together the first seven ingredients. Place 3 tablespoons of the mixture in a large reusable plastic bag. Add vegetables. Seal bag and mix to coat vegetables. Marinate 1-2 hours at room temperature.
Transfer vegetables to a grilling grid. Place grid on grill rack. Grill vegetables, covered over medium heat for 8-12 minutes or until crisp-tender, turning occasionally.
Place vegetables on a large serving plate. Drizzle with remaining marinade mixture.
Yield: 6 servings