Veggie Swords

The South Arm Older Adults Cooking Club served “Its Greek to Me” Chicken with Veggie Swords.

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These Veggie Swords are great on the BBQ too although we broiled them in the oven.

Ingredients

  • 8 cherry tomatoes
  • 1 medium zucchini, halved lengthwise and each half cut into 8 pieces
  • 1/2 medium onion, cut and separated to get 16 pieces
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3/4 teaspoon fresh chopped rosemary
  • 1/2 medium garlic clove, minced
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt

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Source: Healthy Family Meals, American Heart Association

Serves 4, 1 kebab each


Instructions

024Preheat the broiler. Line baking sheet sheet with foil.Soak 4 10″ bamboo skewers in cold water for 10 minutes, or use metal skewers.

Thread zucchini, onion and tomato on skewers, alternating. Place kebabs on baking sheet.

036In a small bowl, whisk together remaining ingredients.
041Using a pastry brush, brush kebabs with the mixture liberally.
061Broil kebabs at least 4″ from heat for 3 minutes on each side. Basting with additional mixture halfway through. Transfer kebabs to a platter. Spoon remaining mixture over the kebabs.

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