A lot of people shy away from using their propane grill to grill their vegetables, thinking that it will be a difficult task when in actual fact it is pretty easy. By grilling your vegetables on a propane grill during a barbeque, you can now also add a healthy serving of vegetables to each plate.
Having grilled vegetables as part of your barbeque will also keep any vegetarians in the family happy.
You Will Need:
* Vegetables (zucchini, potatoes, tomatoes, squash, mushrooms and peppers)
* Skewers or aluminum foil
* Olive oil for brushing
* Propane grill
* Grill baskets and grill utensils
When grilling vegetables choose functional vegetables that you will be able to grill with the least amount of fuss such as the ones listed above.
Clean and cut the vegetables into desired sections but big enough so that they won’t fall through the grill.
Potatoes need to be boiled until tender prior to grilling.
Marinate the vegetables for about 15 minutes before grilling. If you are planning on grilling the vegetables directly on the grill and not use aluminum foil or grill basket you need to brush the vegetables with olive oil to prevent them from sticking to the grill.
Light and prepare your grill.
One your propane grill has a medium heat you can grill your vegetables by placing them directly onto the grill (recommended for big cuts of vegetables), skewering them and making vegetable kebabs, grilling them in the grill basket or placing them onto aluminum foil.
Tip: Start with the vegetables such as potatoes that tend to take longer to cook than moisture rich vegetables like tomatoes.
Turn the vegetables on the grill often and brush with marinade with each turn.
Once you are able to easily pierce the vegetables with a fork, you can remove them from the grill.
Tips on How to Grill Different Vegetables
Skewer mushrooms or place directly onto the grill. Be sure to brush the mushrooms with olive oil prior to grilling. Takes about 20 minutes until done.
Trim the ends off the green onions, brush with olive oil and place them directly onto the grill or wrap with aluminum foil. Cook for about 5 minutes directly on the grill or 8 to 10 minutes if in aluminum foil.
Cut each Zucchini in half lengthwise and brush with olive oil. Grill directly on the grill for about 5 minutes on each side.
Cut onion into 1/2 slices, brush with olive oil and put directly onto grill turning often. Grill for about 15 minutes.
Cut off the ends and cut the eggplant crosswise into 1/2 inch slices. Brush with olive oil and put directly onto grill. Grill for about 10 minutes on each side.
You can grill these whole or cut into lengthwise slices. Grill directly on the grill for about 10 minutes on each side.
Corn on the Cob
Soak the corn in cold water for about 20 minutes before grilling. You can either leave the husk on or take it off before placing the corn on the grill, turning it often for about 20 minutes.