Caribbean Jerk Grilled Vegetables
Recipe type: Side dish
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Serves: 6
Throw these flavorful Caribbean Jerk Vegetables on the grill for the perfect healthy side dish.
  • Jerk Seasoning:
  • 1 Tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 Tablespoon ground allspice
  • 1 teaspoon five-spice powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 Tablespoon dried thyme
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Vegetables:
  • 1 zucchini, thickly sliced
  • 1 yellow zucchini squash, thickly sliced
  • 1 bunch asparagus, tough ends removed
  • 1 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 orange bell pepper, sliced
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  1. In a small bowl, mix together all spices for jerk seasoning.
  2. Wash, cut, and prepare vegetables as directed.
  3. Place vegetables in a single layer on a large cookie sheet. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle jerk seasoning over the vegetables, then gently toss so that the vegetables are equally coated.
  4. Let vegetables sit for 10 minutes.
  5. Heat your grill to medium-high heat.
  6. Add vegetables to grill and cook for 10-15 minutes or until desired doneness, turning occasionally.
  7. Note: If you find that your vegetables are falling through the grates on the grill, feel free to use a grilling pan or even a disposable aluminum foil pan.
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