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Grilled Summer Veggies

Photo: Van Chaplin; Styling: Buffy Hargett
Prep time 10 mins
Grill time 10 mins
Yield Makes 6 servings
Grilled vegetables such as yellow squash, zucchini, bell pepper, onions make a great side dish for grilled meats or on their own as a meatless main dish. 

Ingredients

  • 2 medium-size red bell peppers
  • 3 medium-size yellow squash
  • 3 small zucchini
  • 2 medium-size sweet onions
  • Vegetable cooking spray
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 60
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 0.8 g
  • satfat 0.1 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.1 g
  • protein 2.5 g
  • carbohydrate 12.2 g
  • fiber 4 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 1 mg
  • sodium 202 mg
  • calcium 40 mg

How to Make It

  1. Cut bell peppers into 1-inch-wide strips. Cut squash and zucchini lengthwise into 1/4-inch-thick slices. Cut onions into 1/2-inch-thick slices. Lightly coat vegetables evenly with cooking spray.

  2. Grill vegetables, covered with grill lid, over medium-high heat (350° to 400°) 3 to 5 minutes on each side or until tender. Remove from grill, and sprinkle evenly with salt and pepper.

Cook's Notes

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