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Spicy Chipotle Grilled Vegetables

Spicy Chipotle Grilled Vegetables
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Ingredients 10
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon kosher (coarse) salt
  • 2 medium zucchini, halved lengthwise, cut into 1-inch slices (2 cups)
  • 1 small red bell pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces (3/4 cup)
  • 1 lb fresh asparagus spears, cut into 2-inch pieces (about 3 1/2 cups)
  • 8 oz baby pattypan squash, cut in half
  • 1 canned chipotle chile in adobo sauce, seeds removed, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange peel
  • 1/2 cup orange juice

Directions

  • 1
    Heat gas or charcoal grill. In large resealable food-storage plastic bag, place garlic, oil, salt, zucchini, bell pepper, asparagus and squash; seal bag and toss to coat. Place vegetables in grill basket (grill "wok").
  • 2
    Place grill basket on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 15 to 20 minutes, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are crisp-tender.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, in small bowl, stir together chile, orange peel and orange juice; set aside.
  • 4
    In large bowl, toss cooked vegetables with orange juice mixture. Serve warm.

Expert Tips

  • Kosher salt has larger grains than ordinary table salt and contains no additives.
  • The spicy, fresh flavors of these veggies work nicely with just about any grilled meat. Try it with grilled burgers or chicken drumsticks.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
70
Calories from Fat
0
Total Fat
1/2g
1%
Saturated Fat
0g
0%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
480mg
20%
Potassium
550mg
16%
Total Carbohydrate
14g
5%
Dietary Fiber
4g
17%
Sugars
6g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%
25%
Vitamin C
35%
35%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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