A Vegetable Side Dish Of Griddled Mediterranean Vegetables

This vegetable side dish is quick, healthy and delicious.


Extra virgin olive oil

4 shallots, halved

4 garlic cloves, cut into thin strips

1 medium carrot, thinly sliced

1 red pepper, cut into chunks

1 courgette (zucchini), sliced

8 medium mushrooms

½ teaspoon dried oregano

½ teaspoon dried thyme

¼ teaspoon dried mint

1 tablespoon of coarsely ground black pepper

1 teaspoon of coarse sea salt

2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

juice of half a lemon


1. Rinse all of the vegetables and pierce in the middle with the point of a sharp knife.

2. Warm the griddle to a medium heat.

3. In a bowl, toss the courgette, carrot and mushrooms in 2 tablespoons of olive oil, then add to the griddle pan.

4. Cook for about 10 minutes, tossing regularly to ensure even cooking.

5. In a bowl now toss the garlic, shallots, red pepper and a tablespoon of oil, then add to the pan and cook as before for 6 to 8 minutes.

6. Everything should be almost cooked so for the last few minutes, stir in the dried herbs, salt and pepper.

7. Empty the vegetables into a bowl and stir in the lemon juice and parsley. Serve immediately.

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