Grilled Seasonal Vegetables with Nicoise "Aioli"

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Grilled Seasonal Vegetables with Nicoise “Aioli”

An assortment of grilled vegetables served up with nicoise "aioli."

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  • 10Servings

Ingredients

Aioli:

  • 1 tablespoon diced shallot
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon chopped capers
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon anchovy paste
  • 1/4 cup canola mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup Niçoise olives, chopped

Marinade:

  • 1 cup canola oil
  • Lemon juice to taste
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped parsley, thyme, rosemary
  • Salt, to taste
  • Black pepper, freshly ground, to taste

Vegetables:

  • 2 red bell peppers, sliced
  • 2 yellow bell peppers, sliced
  • 1 pound zucchini, sliced
  • 1 pound eggplant, sliced
  • 1/2 pound red potatoes, parcooked, halved
  • 1 red onion, sliced

Preparation

Aioli:

1. In a bowl, combine the shallot, lemon juice, capers, mustard, and anchovy paste. 

2. Stir in mayonnaise, yogurt, and olives. Adjust seasoning with salt and pepper.

Marinade:

1. In a bowl, combine canola oil, lemon juice, garlic, parsley, salt and black pepper. 

Vegetables:

1. Coat vegetables evenly with the marinade. Let any excess drain completely away from the vegetables.

2. Place vegetables on a hot grill. Cook on both sides (the time will vary depending upon the type of vegetable and the thickness of the cut), rotating once to create crosshatch marks, if desired. 

3. Turn the vegetables and complete the cooking on the second side.


4.  Serve grilled vegetables with the Niçoise "aioli" on the side.

Source: canolainfo.org