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Spicy Grilled Veggies

spicy grilled veggies Side Dish
Spicy Grilled Veggies

Grilling isn’t just for meat! Fire up the grill to add flavor to this fun combination of assorted vegetables; lemon pepper gives them a zesty, spicy kick. MORE+ LESS-

Updated October 29, 2008

Ingredients

1/4
cup butter or margarine, softened
2
tablespoons lemon pepper
1
large potato, cut lengthwise into fourths
1
medium zucchini, cut lengthwise in half
1
medium yellow summer squash, cut lengthwise in half
2
large bell peppers, cut lengthwise into fourths and seeded
1
medium onion, cut into 1/2-inch slices
Bibb lettuce, if desired
1/4
cup Italian dressing

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat coals or gas grill for direct heat.
  • 2
    Mix butter and lemon pepper. Brush on potato, zucchini, squash, bell peppers and onion.
  • 3
    Cover and grill vegetables 4 inches from medium heat 10 to 20 minutes, turning frequently, until tender.
  • 4
    Line platter with lettuce. As vegetables become done, remove from grill to platter. Sprinkle with dressing. Serve warm.

Expert Tips

  • Here’s a healthy twist! For no fat and only 105 calories per serving, omit the butter. Spray vegetables with butter-flavored cooking spray, then sprinkle with lemon pepper. Use fat-free Italian dressing.
  • Any Italian-style dressing or vinaigrette works well with this recipe, so choose your favorite.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
265
Calories from Fat
160
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18 g
Saturated Fat
3 g
Cholesterol
0mg
Sodium
790 mg
Potassium
680 mg
Total Carbohydrate
28 g
Dietary Fiber
5 g
Protein
4 g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
32%
32%
Vitamin C
60%
60%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 2 Vegetable; 3 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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