Marinade for vegetablesSomewhere, I have a copy of a fabulous book called The Vegetarian Grill, but either I've loaned it to someone, or it's hiding under a pile of magazines, because I couldn't find it to look up their fabulous recipe for marinating veggies for grilling. So, I made up a vague approximation of what I think should be in a good marinade, and it turned out really well.
-1 and 3/4 cups extra virgin olive oil
-1/2 cup of fresh basil leaves
-1/4 cup of fresh oregano leaves
-2 tablespoons or so of fresh rosemary leaves
-8 cloves of fresh garlic (or to taste)
-1/4 cup of balsamic vinegar.
Blend all ingredients together. Toss in a large bowl with veggies such as thinly sliced eggplant, bell pepper halves, or thinly sliced zucchini. Marinate, stirring occasionally, for at least an hour. Use any extra marinade to baste the veggies while grilling.
posted by Arlene (Beth)10:00 PM