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Grilled Vegetables with Balsamic Vinaigrette

Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Fonda Shaia
Yield 8 servings (serving size: 1 cup)
Healthy antioxidant rich vegetables get a flavorful punch when marinated in balsamic vinaigrette and grilled.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 4 plum tomatoes, halved
  • 2 zucchini, cut lengthwise into 1/4-inch slices
  • 1 (1-pound) eggplant, cut crosswise into 1-inch-thick slices
  • 1 red bell pepper, cut into 8 wedges
  • 1 onion, cut into 2-inch-thick wedges
  • 1 small bunch kale (about 8 ounces)
  • Cooking spray

Nutrition Information

  • calories 87
  • caloriesfromfat 24 %
  • fat 2.3 g
  • satfat 0.3 g
  • monofat 1.3 g
  • polyfat 0.4 g
  • protein 2.7 g
  • carbohydrate 16.6 g
  • fiber 2.6 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 1.5 mg
  • sodium 168 mg
  • calcium 71 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 6 ingredients in a bowl.

  2. Combine tomatoes and next 5 ingredients (tomatoes through kale) in a bowl. Divide balsamic vinaigrette and vegetable mixture evenly between 2 large zip-top plastic bags. Seal; marinate in refrigerator 1 hour, turning bags occasionally.

  3. Remove vegetables from bags; reserve marinade. Prepare grill. Place vegetables on grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 7 minutes on each side or until onion is tender, basting with reserved marinade.

Cook's Notes

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