Grilled vegetables

Photo: Andrew Purcell

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Veg Out!
Pair these garden-fresh delights with five mix-and-match sauces—just toss the grilled vegetable with the sauce of your choice. (Each serves 4.)

Vegetables


Baby Bok Choy
Halve 12 heads (about 3/4 pound) lengthwise. Brush with oil and grill over medium-high heat, turning once, until lightly seared, about 2 minutes per side.

Goes great with: Chimichurri, Balsamic Vinegar and Rosemary, Soy-Sesame Vinaigrette

Sweet Potatoes
Scrub 2 pounds sweet potatoes. Slice lengthwise 1/8" thick, brush with oil, and grill over medium-low heat, covered, turning once, until tender, about 8 minutes.

Goes great with: Chimichurri, Soy-Sesame Vinaigrette, Parsley and Lemon Gremolata

Kale
Brush 1 1/2 pounds curly kale with oil and grill over medium-low heat, turning often, until crispy, about 7 minutes.

Goes great with: Chimichurri, Soy-Sesame Vinaigrette, Honey-Mint Vinaigrette, Parsley and Lemon Gremolata

Red Onions
Slice 2 large red onions 1/2" thick crosswise. Brush with oil and grill over medium-high heat, turning once, until seared and nearly tender, about 5 minutes per side.

Goes great with: Chimichurri, Balsamic Vinegar and Rosemary, Soy-Sesame Vinaigrette, Honey-Mint Vinaigrette

Asparagus
Brush 2 pounds medium-thick trimmed stalks with oil and grill over medium heat, turning occasionally, until lightly seared and tender, about 8 minutes.

Goes great with: Chimichurri, Balsamic Vinegar and Rosemary, Soy-Sesame Vinaigrette, Honey-Mint Vinaigrette, Parsley and Lemon Gremolata

Sauces


Honey-Mint Vinaigrette
2 Tbsp. honey + 2 Tbsp. medium dry sherry + 2 Tbsp. chopped mint + 1 tsp. lemon juice + 1/4 tsp. salt + 1/2 tsp. ground black pepper

Chimichurri
1/2 cup chopped parsley + 2 cloves garlic, minced + 1/2 tsp. smoked paprika + 1/2 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes + 1/2 cup red wine vinegar + 1/2 cup olive oil + 1/2 tsp. salt

Parsley and Lemon Gremolata
1/4 cup finely chopped parsley + 1 clove garlic, minced + 1 tsp. olive oil + finely grated zest of 1 lemon + 1/2 tsp. lemon juice + 1/4 tsp. salt

Balsamic Vinegar and Rosemary
2 Tbsp. plus 1 tsp. balsamic vinegar + 3 Tbsp. olive oil + 1 tsp. finely chopped fresh rosemary + 1/4 tsp. salt + 1/2 tsp. ground black pepper

Soy-Sesame Vinaigrette
3 Tbsp. soy sauce + 2 1/2 Tbsp. rice wine vinegar + 1 tsp. toasted sesame seeds + 1 tsp. sesame oil
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