Super veggie kabobs here served over black Forbidden Rice, rice once reserved for the emperors of China. The longer these kabobs marinate, the better they are. Pair them with a marinated steak for a complete meal.
|"Marinated Veggie Kabobs" served over Forbidden Rice.|
1/4 cup olive oil
1/2 cup lemon juice
1/4 cup Dijon-style mustard
2 tablespoons maple syrup
3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
2 tablespoons fresh basil leaves, finely chopped
2 tablespoons fresh oregano, finely chopped
1 tablespoon fresh thyme, finely chopped
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
8 small mushrooms
16 cherry tomatoes
8 1 1/2-inch pieces zucchini
8 1 1/2-inch pieces yellow squash
1. In small bowl, mix together olive oil, lemon juice, mustard, syrup, garlic, herbs and salt. Set aside.
2. On 8 6-inch pre-soaked wooden skewers, Thread vegetable onto skewers, beginning and ending with a cherry tomato,
3. Place skewers in container in a single layer. Pour marinade over skewers. Turn to coat. Marinate for a minimum of four hours or up to 24.
4. To cook, place grill plan over medium high heat. Place skewers on grill pan. Cook 4 to 5 minutes per side or until fork tender.
Yield: 8 6-inch skewers
Preparation Time: 30 minutes
Cooking Time: 10 minutes
Inactive Time: 8 hours
Total Time: 8 hours and 40 minutes