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Summer Veggie Kebabs with Fresh Corn Relish

Easy-to-assemble vegetable kebabs are paired with a lightly sautéed corn relish for a dish that can be served either as an appetizer or as an entrée when placed atop couscous or another quick-cooking grain. To ensure even cooking, make sure all the vegetables are about the same size.

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Easy-to-assemble vegetable kebabs are paired with a lightly sautéed corn relish for a dish that can be served either as an appetizer or as an entrée when placed atop couscous or another quick-cooking grain. To ensure even cooking, make sure all the vegetables are about the same size.

Servings
4

Ingredients

Corn relish

  • 1 Tbs. olive oil
  • 1 medium yellow tomato, diced (2/3 cup)
  • 1 large ear corn, kernels removed (1 1/3 cups kernels)
  • 1 1/2 Tbs. white balsamic or white wine vinegar
  • 1/4 tsp. dry mustard powder
  • 2 Tbs. coarsely chopped fresh basil

Kebabs

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 Tbs. white balsamic or white wine vinegar
  • 3/4 tsp. dry mustard powder, divided
  • 1 small yellow bell pepper, halved, seeded, and cut into 12 square pieces
  • 1 medium zucchini, halved and cut into 12 slices
  • 1/2 small red onion, cut into 12 chunks
  • 12 whole cremini mushrooms
  • 12 grape or cherry tomatoes

Preparation

Coat grill grate or grill pan with cooking spray, and preheat over medium heat.

To make Corn Relish:

Heat oil in skillet over medium heat. Add tomato, cover, and cook 4 minutes, or until tomato is breaking down. Add corn kernels, and cook 2 minutes, or until corn is tender. Stir in vinegar and mustard powder, and cook 1 minute more. Remove from heat. Mix in basil; season with salt and pepper, if desired.

To make Kebabs:

whisk together oil, vinegar, and mustard powder in small bowl. 4. Thread each of 12 skewers with 1 bell pepper square, 1 zucchini slice, 1 red onion chunk, 1 mushroom, and 1 tomato. Place skewers on large platter, and brush with vinaigrette mixture. Season with salt and pepper, if desired. 5. Grill skewers 6 to 8 minutes, turning every 2 minutes, or until vegetables are tender and browned on all sides. Serve with Corn Relish.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories 247
  • Carbohydrate Content 20 g
  • Cholesterol Content 0 mg
  • Fat Content 18 g
  • Fiber Content 3 g
  • Protein Content 5 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 3 g
  • Sodium Content 30 mg
  • Sugar Content 9 g