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Grilled Greek Vegetable Dinner


Grilled Greek Vegetable Dinner

Grilled Greek Vegetable Dinner

Final Prep Time 5 minutes

Make-Ahead Time up to 1 day before serving

Yield

Makes 2 servings

Ingredients

1/2 pound eggplant, cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices
1 medium zucchini or yellow squash, cut lengthwise into 1/2-inch-thick slices
1 small red onion, cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices
1 large red bell pepper, seeded and cut lengthwise into 1-inch-thick strips
1 large ear corn, husked and cut into 4 equal pieces
1/4 cup olive oil
1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
3 cloves garlic, chopped
3 tablespoons chopped fresh oregano
1 cup canned chickpeas, rinsed and drained
1/4 cup buttermilk
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 cup (2 ounces) crumbled feta cheese
1/4 cup toasted pine nuts*

*Spread nuts in shallow baking pan. Bake in preheated 350°F oven 5 to 10 minutes or until fragrant, stirring occasionally.

Preparation

  1. Combine eggplant, zucchini, red onion, bell pepper and corn in large shallow dish. Combine oil, vinegar, garlic and oregano in food processor or blender; process until oregano is minced. Pour 1/4 cup oil mixture over vegetables; toss gently to coat. Let stand 30 minutes.
  2. Add chickpeas, buttermilk, salt and black pepper to remaining oil mixture in food processor; process until smooth. Refrigerate.
  3. Arrange vegetables in lightly oiled grill basket. Cook, covered, over medium-hot coals 12 to 15 minutes or until golden and tender, turning occasionally. Transfer to shallow serving dish.
  4. Drizzle vegetables with bean mixture. Sprinkle with feta cheese and pine nuts.

Nutritional Information

Sodium 1,236 mg
Protein 20 g
Fiber 9 g
Carbohydrate 64 g
Cholesterol 26 mg
Total Fat 46 g
Calories 703

Dietary Exchange

Fat 9
Vegetable 3
Starch 3

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