Memorial Day Veggie Skewers

Memorial Day Veggie Skewers

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Memorial Day Veggie Skewers

These Memorial Day Veggie Skewers are the perfect thing for a barbecue or picnic. You can add or remove ingredients to suit you or your fellow picnic-goers.

Brianne Williams, RD, LD

Ingredients:

  • 10-15 bamboo skewers
  • 2 carrots
  • 1 sweet potato
  • 2 zucchini
  • 1 yellow squash
  • 1 cup white button mushrooms (avoid on Candida protocol)
  • Gallon size lip lock bags
  • ½ cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 sweet onion, chopped into chucks and divided
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • Additional desired herbs such as mint, cilantro, basil (optional)

Method:

Soak 10-15 bamboo skewers in water for about a half hour.  Parboil the sweet potato and carrots to soften, then cut into bite size chunks.  Wash and slice zucchini, yellow squash, mushrooms, and 1/2 onion into bite sized chunks and separate into gallon size zip lock bags.

Place ingredients for marinade in blender: lemon juice, garlic, ½ onion, olive oil, salt, pepper, and any other desired herbs.  Blend until mixed well.  Drizzle over vegetables and let marinate for at least an hour.

Heat grill and slide marinated veggies onto skewers.  Place veggie skewers on grill and cook about 10 minutes or until desired tenderness.

This recipe is approved on The Myers Way® (without mushrooms).

 

Variations:

– You can add green bell peppers and cherry tomatoes if you tolerate nightshade vegetables.

– Add chicken, shrimp, or beef cubes as well.

 

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