Grilled Platter

Grilled Platter
Prep Time:
30 mins
Grill Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 maindish servings

Ingredients

  • 4 cloves garlic, peeled

  • ½ cup extra virgin olive oil

  • 8 3/4-inch slices crusty country bread

  • 2 pound 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

  • ½ cup pitted kalamata olives

  • 1 tablespoon crumbled feta cheese

  • Fresh oregano sprigs

  • 1 Feta Vinaigrette (see recipe below)

Feta Vinaigrette

  • 2 tablespoon Dijon mustard

  • 2 tablespoon red wine vinegar

  • 2 tablespoon rice wine vinegar

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 tablespoon snipped fresh oregano or 1 teaspoon dried oregano

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon pepper

  • ½ cup extra-virgin olive oil

  • ½ cup crumbled feta cheese

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

  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 (per serving)

535 Calories
33g Fat
26g Carbs
32g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 535
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 33g 42%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 75mg 25%
Sodium 691mg 30%
Total Carbohydrate 26g 9%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 32g
Vitamin C 0.8mg 4%
Calcium 111.1mg 9%
Iron 2.5mg 14%
Potassium 732mg 16%
Folate, total 104.8mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.5mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.8mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.