Healthy Grill Recipes

Did you know that many in-season fruits and veggies can be grilled?  Squash, zucchini, mushrooms, peaches, corn, and asparagus all are great choices of foods to try on the grill.  Grilled fruits and veggies are bursting with flavor and they also pack a nutritional punch, providing key vitamins, minerals, and nutrients.  They're also the perfect way to add a variety of colors to your meal.

Grilling fruits and veggies are very easy!  Try these steps to grill your favorite veggies for dinner!
  1. Choose your favorite combination of veggies like squash, zucchini, onions, and bell peppers.
  2. Chop veggies up into bite-size pieces.
  3. Make a bowl or pan out of aluminum foil.  Add veggies to aluminum foil.
  4. Add 1-2 Tablespoons of olive oil or cooking spray to veggies.  Sprinkle with a seasoning of your choice like pepper or other dried herbs.
  5. Cook on the grill 5-10 minutes.
Try grilling fruit, too!  Try this recipe for a nice dessert idea from the grill!

Grilled Fruit

Yield:  3 Servings

1 cup pineapple chunks
1 peach (cubed)
1 banana (sliced)

1.  Place fruit chunks on a skewer to make kabobs.
2.  Grill or broil on low heat until the fruit is hot and slightly golden.

Note:  If using wooden skewers, thoroughly soak skewers in water prior to using to prevent burning (approximately 30 minutes).

Recipe from USDA SNAP-Ed Recipe Finder

1 comment

  1. Grilling seems one of the most fun and easiest ways to cook good food. Thanks for the post.


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