Simple Grilled Vegetables

Vegan cuisine: Grilled mixed vegetables on a wooden cutting board(Serves 6)

Nothing says summer like grilled veggies! The beauty part of this recipe: You can throw these onto the grill outside to join the picnic, or cook them right in the oven. This one only calls for garlic and vegetable oil, but you can also jazz things up by sprinkling in some favorite fresh or dried herbs. At just 149 calories, 5 g fat, and 49 mg sodium (plus an added boost of 45 mg calcium and 459 mg potassium), these are a light side dish to any meal, indoors or out!

Ingredients:

2 tbsps. vegetable oil

2 garlic cloves (finely chopped)

3 sweet potatoes (cut into 1-inch slices)

3 corn cobs (cut into 2-inch sections)

1 eggplant (cut into 1/2-inch slices)

12 green onions (trimmed)

Mix oil and garlic in a large bowl. Add vegetables and toss. Place vegetable on broiler pan or grill. Cook 10 minutes, turning twice until vegetables are tender. Arrange vegetables on a platter and serve.

Recipe source: www.usda.gov

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