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Mixed Vegetable Kebabs


Atkins Mixed Vegetable Kebabs
7.3g
Net Carbs
Prep Time: 30 Minutes
Style:American
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Phase: Phase 1
Difficulty: Easy

2.6g

Protein

7.3g

Fat

4.7g

Fiber

112.4kcal

Calories

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INGREDIENTS

  • 1 eggplant, peeled (yield from 1-1/4 lb) Eggplant
  • 1 large (2-1/4 per lb, approx 3-3/4" long, 3" dia) Sweet Red Peppers
  • 1 pepper, large (3-3/4" long, 3" dia) Yellow Sweet Peppers
  • 1 medium Zucchini
  • 1 medium Yellow Summer Squash
  • 12 each Cherry Tomatoes
  • 1 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Black Pepper
  • 3 tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 tbsp chopped Shallots
  • 2 tbsp Red Wine Vinegar
  • 11 1/2 leaves Basil
  • 1/2 oz Basil

DIRECTIONS

You will need six 12-inch bamboo skewers, soaked for 20 minutes in warm water before skewering the vegetables.

 
For the kebabs:
  1. Spread eggplant cubes in a single layer on a baking sheet lined with paper towels; sprinkle with 3/4 teaspoon of the salt, and let stand 15 minutes. Pat dry. Heat grill to medium-low.
  2. Cube all remaining vegetables, leave the tomatoes whole and place in a large bowl.Toss vegetables with the remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt and the pepper. Let sit 1 minute, then combine with the eggplant and 1 Tbsp oil tossing until well coated. Thread each skewer with 2 pieces each of red and yellow bell pepper, 2 pieces squash or zucchini, 2 cubes eggplant and 2 cherry tomatoes wrapped in basil leaves. Cover with plastic wrap until grill is ready.
  3. Grill kebabs until vegetables are softened and lightly browned, 15 to 20 minutes, turning every 5 minutes.
For the dressing:
  1. In a small bowl, whisk the remaining 2 tablespoons oil, chopped shallots, vinegar and chopped basil until well combined. Cover, and set aside. Once cooked, arrange kebabs on a serving platter, and drizzle with dressing. Serve immediately.

Cooking Tip

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How to Calculate Atkins Net Carbs

Atkins Net Carbs = Total Carbohydrates – Fiber – Sugar Alcohols/Glycerin (if applicable)

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