Grilled Vegetable Meze Plate Recipe

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Grilled Vegetable Meze Plate
Photo: Annabelle Breakey; Styling: Kevin Crafts

The Kitchen (The home of Delicious Arabic Food) invites you to try Grilled Vegetable Meze Plate recipe. Enjoy the Arabic cuisine and learn how to make Grilled Vegetable Meze Plate.

Yield: Serves 4

Ingredients

1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil, divided
1 tablespoon minced garlic
Juice of 1 lemon, divided
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
About 1 1/2 lbs. green zucchini, thinly sliced lengthwise
About 1 lb. yellow zucchini, thinly sliced lengthwise
2 red bell peppers (8 oz. each), quartered and seeded
1 large red onion, cut into 8 wedges
2 tablespoons chopped fresh oregano leaves
8 ounces hummus
1 cup mixed olives
Pita wedges or chips

Preparation

1. Heat grill to high (450° to 550°). Mix 2 tbsp. oil, the garlic, half the lemon juice, and the salt in a large bowl. Add vegetables and toss to coat.

2. Grill vegetables, turning once, until softened and grill marks appear, about 10 minutes.

3. Divide vegetables among 4 plates. Drizzle with remaining 2 tbsp. oil and the rest of lemon juice. Sprinkle with oregano. Serve with hummus, olives, and pita.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
Calories: 366
Calories from fat: 61%
Protein: 9.3g
Fat: 26g
Saturated fat: 3.3g
Carbohydrate: 30g
Fiber: 8.9g
Sodium: 928mg
Cholesterol: 0.0mg

Joel Hash, San Francisco, Sunset
JUNE 2011

happy cooking.

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