Grilled Vegetables

Who doesn’t love a grilled meal, easy prep and easy clean-up!  This recipe for grilled vegetables will complement any type of protein you choose to grill at the same time.  What could be easier…or healthier?

Grilled Vegetables  

Preparation Time: 20 Minutes | Serves 6

Ingredients:

2 Tbsp. vegetable oil

2 garlic cloves, finely chopped

3 sweet potatoes, cut into 1-inch slices (could substitute any type potato)

3 corn on cobs, cut into 2-inch sections

12 green onions, trimmed

 Instructions:

1. Mix oil and garlic in a large bowl. Add vegetables and toss.

2. Place vegetables on broiler/grill pan or foil lined grill rack. Cook 10 minutes, turning twice until vegetables are tender.

3. Place vegetables on platter. Serve.

Note:  Other types of vegetables could be added or substituted for the above, this is a basic grilling method that works with a variety of vegetables. Try peppers, broccoli, or asparagus.

Nutrition Information per serving: 210 calories | 6 g fat | 0 g saturated fat | 0 mg cholesterol | 50 mg sodium | 37 g carbohydrate | 7 g fiber | 5 g protein

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