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Special Grilled Veggies

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min.


4-6 servings

"I fixed this colorful side dish on Father's Day one year and it has been requested many times since," says Kimberly Hennes-Skar of Minot, North Dakota. "It goes well with any grilled meat, chicken or seafood. It's easy to prepare but looks like you spent a lot of time on it."


  • 1/2 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed
  • 1 large red onion, sliced and separated into rings
  • 1 large sweet red pepper, cut into 1-inch strips
  • 1 large sweet yellow pepper, cut into 1-inch strips


  1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the first six ingredients. Add vegetables and turn to coat. Seal and refrigerate for 1 hour or overnight, turning once.
  2. Drain and reserve marinade. Place vegetables in a grill basket or disposable foil pan with slits cut in the bottom. Grill, uncovered, over medium-high heat for 5 minutes. Turn; baste with reserved marinade. Grill 5-8 minutes longer or until the vegetables are tender.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 121 calories, 9g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 45mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 2g fiber), 2g protein.

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