Kebabs Recipe

Planning a barbecue, or need a tasty side dish? Then try out this colorful kebab recipe, using zucchini from your home garden.
Fresh Vegetables Skewers With Couscous

Fresh Vegetables Skewers With Couscous

Photo by: DK - Ready Set Grow! © 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited

DK - Ready Set Grow! , 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Jewel-bright skewers of vegetables make an ideal summer snack.

Materials Needed:

  • zucchinis
  • yellow peppers
  • baby corn
  • cherry tomatoes
  • skewers or kebab sticks
  • olive oil
  • pastry brush
  • griddle or grill (adult supervision required)

1. Prepare vegetable skewers.

Carefully thread some slices of yellow pepper, zucchini, baby corn and some cherry tomatoes onto some skewers or kebab sticks.

Vegetable Kebobs

Vegetable Kebobs

praparing summer kebabs

Photo by: DK - Ready Set Grow! © 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited

DK - Ready Set Grow! , 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited

2. Baste vegetables with olive oil.

Use a pastry brush and then place skewers onto a griddle or barbecue, or under the grill. Watch them and ask an adult to turn them over a few times during cooking so that the vegetables will brown all over. Serve and enjoy!

Baste Kebobs with Olive Oil Before Grilling

Baste Kebobs with Olive Oil Before Grilling

Consider grilled vegetables as a great side to accompany the main dish. Skewering is an ideal method. Rotate the veggies once using metal tongs. They should take only a few minutes to cook.

Photo by: DK - Ready Set Grow! ©2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited

DK - Ready Set Grow!, 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Another serving suggestion: Grate zucchini and mix the gratings with whisked up egg, onion and grated cheese. Fry the mixture in a frying pan until light brown on both sides.

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