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5 Marinades for Grilled Vegetables

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5 Marinades for Grilled Vegetables

Who says non-meat eaters can’t have any fun with a grill? The culture of barbecue may be obsessively carne-centric, but I’ve known many a vegetarian who can perform magic with hot coals, some sauce and a squash. I’ve thrown together plenty of vegetable marinades in my day, here are a few of my favorites. The chemistry is simple–mix the marinade up and let your vegetables marinate in a shallow dish from between 30 minutes to an hour before grilling. For larger quantities, double the ingredients.

Spicy Orange & Cilantro
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon orange juice
1 tablespoon orange marmalade
1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
1 teaspoon red pepper flakes

Asian
2 tablespoons light soy sauce
2 tablespoons seasoned rice wine vinegar
2 teaspoons minced fresh ginger
1 teaspoon sesame oil

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Melissa Breyer

Melissa Breyer is a writer and editor with a background in sustainable living, specializing in food, science and design. She is the co-author of True Food (National Geographic) and has edited and written for regional and international books and periodicals, including The New York Times Magazine. Melissa lives in Brooklyn, NY.

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3:19AM PDT on Aug 31, 2014

yummy :) thank you

6:55PM PDT on Aug 30, 2014

Thanks!!!

4:27AM PDT on Aug 29, 2014

For all walks of life

8:17PM PDT on Aug 28, 2014

Thank you :)

5:37PM PDT on Aug 28, 2014

These look like delicious and flavourful marinades, wonderful for grilling veggies with on the BBQ. If only summer would last all year.

8:33AM PDT on Mar 28, 2014

Really nice recipes, thanks!

8:58PM PDT on May 19, 2013

Mmm! Thank you for sharing.

7:03AM PST on Dec 28, 2012

Thank you for sharing.

7:56AM PDT on Sep 23, 2012

yumE

3:46PM PDT on Aug 26, 2012

YUMMY!!! I saved these recipes!! thankyou for posting!!!

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