Grilled Platter

Grilled Platter
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Makes:
8 servings
Yields:
8 main-dish servings
Prep:
30 mins
Grill:
20 mins
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Grilled Platter

Ingredients
4
1/2
cup extra virgin olive oil
8
3/4-inch slices crusty country bread
2
pounds chicken tenders
2
baby eggplants, quartered lengthwise
2
small zucchini, quartered lengthwise
2
small sweet yellow peppers, quartered lengthwise and seeded
4
large plum tomatoes, halved
1/2
cup pitted kalamata olives
1
tablespoon crumbled feta cheese
 
1
Feta Vinaigrette (see recipe below)

Directions

  1. In blender chop garlic. With motor running add oil in a steady stream; blend to nearly smooth, scraping sides. Brush both sides of bread with garlic-oil blend; sprinkle bread lightly with salt. In bowl toss chicken with salt, pepper, and half remaining oil. In second bowl toss vegetables with salt, pepper, and remaining oil; set aside.
  2. For charcoal grill, cook peppers and eggplant on uncovered rack over medium-high heat 10 to 15 minutes, until tender; turn once. Add chicken and zucchini; grill 5 minutes, turn. Add bread and tomatoes; grill 2 to 5 minutes more, until chicken is no longer pink, vegetables are tender, and bread is toasted, turning as needed. (For gas grill, preheat grill. Set heat to high; cook food in same manner as above.)
  3. Arrange all grilled vegetables and olives on platter; sprinkle olives with feta and oregano sprigs. Serve with Feta Vinaigrette. Makes 8 main-dish servings.

Feta Vinaigrette

Ingredients

2
tablespoons Dijon mustard
2
tablespoons red wine vinegar
2
tablespoons rice wine vinegar
2
1
tablespoon snipped fresh oregano or 1 teaspoon dried oregano
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1/2
cup extra-virgin olive oil
1/2
cup crumbled feta cheese

Directions

  1. In a bowl whisk mustard, red wine vinegar, rice wine vinegar, garlic, oregano, salt, and pepper. Whisk in olive oil, by droplets then in a steady stream. To serve, stir in feta.

Nutrition Facts

(Grilled Platter)
    Per serving:
  • 535 kcal cal.,
  • 33 g fat
  • (6 g sat. fat,
  • 4 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 21 g monounsatured fat),
  • 75 mg chol.,
  • 691 mg sodium,
  • 26 g carb.,
  • 5 g fiber,
  • 5 g sugar,
  • 32 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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