This rustic dish is perfect for entertaining because you can serve it at room temperature or straight from the grill. It also makes a great filling for a vegetarian sandwich. Just spread 1 oz (30 g) herbed cream cheese over a crusty roll or piece of baguette and sandwich the grilled vegetables.

Preparation time: 25 minutes.

Total time : 2-1/4 hours.

Portion size: 10 to 12.

This recipe makes 12 servings.


  • 3 large zucchinis, green and/or yellow (1-1/2 lb/675 g)
  • 1 large red onion
  • 2 sweet peppers, orange and/or yellow
  • 4 portobello mushrooms1/4 cup (60 mL) chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley

Balsamic Marinade:

  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) balsamic vinegar
  • 3 cloves garlic, grated or pressed
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) liquid honey
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) salt
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) pepper
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) olive oil


  1. Balsamic Marinade: In bowl, combine vinegar, garlic, honey, salt and pepper; slowly whisk in oil until emulsified.
  2. Cut each zucchini in half crosswise; cut lengthwise into 1/2-inch (1 cm) thick slices. Place in large dish. Cut onion into 1/2-inch (1 cm) thick rounds; add to dish.
  3. Core and seed sweet peppers; cut into large chunks and add to dish.
  4. Remove stems and gills from mushrooms; cut caps into quarters and add to dish.
  5. Pour marinade over vegetables; cover and let stand at room temperature for 2 hours, tossing occasionally.
  6. Place vegetables on greased grill over medium-high heat; close lid and grill, basting frequently with marinade, until tender, about 12 minutes. Serve sprinkled with parsley.

Nutritional Info:

Per each of 12 servings: about
cal 97
pro 2 g
total fat 7 g
sat. fat 1 g
carb 9 g
dietary fibre 2 g
sugar 4 g
chol 0 mg
sodium 41 mg
potassium 309 mg
% RDI:
calcium 2
iron 4
vit A 10
vit C 60
folate 10