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Mixed Grill Of Garden Vegetables with Three Mediterranean Garnishes

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  Artichokes 3 , trimmed
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon (Juice Extracted From 2 Lemons)
  Zucchini 3 , halved lengthwise
  New potatoes 12
  Fennel bulbs 3 , trimmed
  Baby carrots 18
  Asparagus stalks 18 , trimmed
  Olive oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Minced garlic 3 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Freshly ground pepper To Taste
  Onions 2 , cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices
  Mushrooms 18 , trimmed
  Red peppers 2 , seeded, deveined, and cut into thirds
  Yellow peppers 2 , seeded, deveined, and cut into thirds

Bring a pot of water and half of the lemon juice to a rolling boil.
Add the artichokes and set a small plate or bowl on top of the artichokes to keep them submerged.
Simmer for 10 to 12 minutes, or until the stem end is easy to pierce with the tip of a paring knife.
Drain, rinse with cool water, and let drain again.
Cut the artichokes in half lengthwise.
Scoop out the hairy purple choke.
Score the zucchini with the tines of a fork.
Cook the potatoes in salted boiling water until tender, about 15 minutes.
Blanch the fennel, carrots, and asparagus separately for 2 minutes, or until crisp-tender.
Drain and let cool to the touch.
Cut the potatoes in half.
Cut the fennel into quarters and core them.
Combine the olive oil, garlic, salt, and pepper in a large bowl.
Add all the vegetables, turn to coat, and let sit for 30 minutes.
Light a fire in a charcoal or gas grill.
Place the vegetables over a medium fire in the order given in the ingredient list.
Grill the vegetables until they begin to take on color and are cooked through.
Arrange the grilled vegetables on a platter, season with the lemon juice, and serve either hot or at room temperature.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2805 Calories from Fat 1012

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 115 g176.6%

Saturated Fat 15.9 g79.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 6144.7 mg256%

Total Carbohydrates 404 g134.7%

Dietary Fiber 108.3 g433%

Sugars 59.1 g

Protein 74 g148.7%

Vitamin A 742% Vitamin C 2041.3%

Calcium 124.6% Iron 160.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Mixed Grill Of Garden Vegetables With Three Mediterranean Garnishes Recipe