Grilled Vegetable Salad

Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Cindy Barr

Tailor the types of vegetables to the bounty of your garden or that of farmers' market vendors. Thin asparagus spears may need to cook only four minutes.

Yield: 6 servings (serving size: about 3/4 cup salad and 1 tablespoon cheese)
Recipe from Cooking Light

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 77
  • Calories from fat: 36%
  • Fat: 3.1g
  • Saturated fat: 0.7g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1.8g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.4g
  • Protein: 3.6g
  • Carbohydrate: 9.7g
  • Fiber: 2.6g
  • Cholesterol: 2mg
  • Iron: 1.4mg
  • Sodium: 184mg
  • Calcium: 48mg

Ingredients

  • Vinaigrette:
  • 2 tablespoons sherry vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon extravirgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • Salad:
  • 8 ounces asparagus, trimmed
  • 2 (4-inch) portobello mushroom caps (about 6 ounces)
  • 1 medium zucchini, cut lengthwise into 1/4-inch-thick slices
  • 1 yellow squash, cut lengthwise into 1/4-inch-thick slices
  • 1 small red onion, cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices
  • 1 red bell pepper, halved and seeded
  • Cooking spray
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 6 tablespoons crumbled queso fresco

Preparation

  1. 1. Prepare grill to medium-high heat.
  2. 2. To prepare vinaigrette, combine first 6 ingredients in a large bowl; set aside.
  3. 3. To prepare salad, coat asparagus, mushrooms, zucchini, squash, onion, and bell pepper with cooking spray. Place vegetables on grill rack; grill 4 minutes on each side or until slightly blackened. Remove vegetables from grill; cool slightly. Cut vegetables into 1-inch pieces.
  4. 4. Add vegetables, basil, chives, and parsley to vinaigrette; toss gently to coat. Sprinkle with cheese.
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