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Spicy Chipotle Grilled Vegetables

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Side dish ready in just 30 minutes! Warm and delicious grilled vegetables tossed with orange juice and chile.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • 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.

Nutrition Info

The Quick Take:

  • Calories 70
  • Fat 1/2g
  • Saturated Fat 0g
  • Sodium 480mg

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
70
(
Calories from Fat
0),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
1/2g
1/2%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
480mg
480%;
Total Carbohydrate
14g
14%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%;
Vitamin C
35%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
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 Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Did You Know?

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.

Ratings & Reviews

We calculated the nutrition of this recipe at the time it was created on 07/19/2012. NOTE: We do not include optional ingredients in our calculations. If concerned about gluten-free, non-dairy, vegetarian or vegan status, always read ingredient labels to make sure each recipe ingredient meets requirements. Products and ingredient sources can change.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
70
(
Calories from Fat
0),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
1/2g
1/2%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
480mg
480%;
Total Carbohydrate
14g
14%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%;
Vitamin C
35%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
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 Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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