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Grill these appetizers when you cook Grilled Herb Grit Cakes. Assemble skewers the night before; brush them with the oil mixture before grilling. Flavor oil mixture with dried ground herbs to suit your taste. Look for okra pods of similar size to assure even grilling.

Joy Zacharia
Recipe by Cooking Light September 2006

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Howard L. Puckett

Recipe Summary

Yield:
8 servings (serving size: 1 skewer)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Prepare grill.

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  • Divide each onion wedge into 2 equal pieces. Thread 3 okra pods, 2 cherry tomatoes, and 2 onion pieces alternately onto each of 8 (12-inch) skewers. Combine olive oil, kosher salt, and the remaining ingredients except for cooking spray in a small bowl, stirring with a whisk. Brush olive oil mixture over the skewers. Place the skewers on a grill rack coated with cooking spray, and grill skewers for 3 minutes on each side or until tender.

Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

44 calories; calories from fat 49%; fat 2.4g; saturated fat 0.3g; mono fat 1.7g; poly fat 0.3g; protein 1.3g; carbohydrates 5.5g; fiber 1.9g; cholesterol 0mg; iron 0.5mg; sodium 241mg; calcium 42mg.
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