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  December 08, 2023

Fourth of July Recipes - Balsamic Vegetables off the Grill
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Balsamic Vegetables off the Grill - Allow the beets to cool slightly then they can be peeled if you prefer. These vegetables taste great even when slightly chilled. Make them ahead of time, chill for about 1 hour then serve.

Product: Fourth of July Recipes for Kids
Category: 4th of July Fun - Cooking Activities


Balsamic Vegetables off the Grill


  • 4 fresh beets
  • 1 red onion
  • 2 red bell peppers
  • 2 zucchini
  • 1 eggplant
  • 1/4 C canola oil
  • 1 1/2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper


  1. Heat the grill to the medium high temperature.
  2. Trim the stems from the beets and cut the beets and onions into 1/2 inch slices.
  3. Cut the peppers into 1 inch strips.
  4. Cut the ends from the zucchini and eggplant and slice both into 3/4 inch slices.
  5. Whisk the oil and vinegar together in a large mixing bowl.
  6. Add the cut vegetables to the mixture.
  7. Sprinkle in the salt and pepper and then toss the vegetables coating them well.
  8. Place the beets on the grill and close the lid.
  9. Grill the beets 3 minutes then turn.
  10. Add the remaining vegetables to the grill.
  11. Close the lid and grill all the vegetables 3 minutes.
  12. Remove the beets from the grill.
  13. Flip the vegetables again and continue grilling 3 minutes or until the vegetables are tender.

Makes 8 servings

Preparation Time: approximately 25 minutes
Grill Time: approximately 9 minutes
Total Time: approximately 34 minutes

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