Freezer to Grill Vegetable Skewers

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Freezer to Grill Vegetable Skewers

Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Soaking skewers15 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Side Dish
Diet: Gluten Free, Low Calorie, Dairy Free, Low Carb, Vegan, Vegetarian
Keyword: Keto
Main Protein: Vegetarian
Cooking Method: BBQ, Oven
Servings: 4
Calories: 97kcal

Equipment

  • parchment paper
  • cookie sheet

Ingredients

  • 1 red bell pepper 1-inch cubes
  • 1 yellow bell pepper 1-inch cubes
  • 1 purple onion 1-inch cubes
  • 1 zucchini 1-inch cubes
  • 1 9x13 foil pan
  • tin foil
  • 10-15 wooden skewers
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 2 tsp. Cajun seasoning

Instructions

Assembly instructions:

  • Soak skewers for a minimum of 15 minutes.
  • Place vegetables on the skewer in alternating patterns until filled to the desired length. Repeat until all the vegetables are gone.
  • Using a brush, brush the olive oil on all sides of all skewers.
  • Shake salt, pepper and Cajun seasoning on the skewers, on all sides.
  • Place parchment paper on a cookie sheet and lay the skewers on it to flash freeze.
  • Once frozen, place skewers in a foil pan and cover with plastic wrap and/or tin foil.

BBQ cooking instructions:

  • Place frozen skewers on 400° grill. Grill, turning occasionally until char marks start showing up on the vegetables and they are tendercrisp, about 20 minutes (15 if thawed).

Oven cooking instructions:

  • Roast skewers from frozen on a baking sheet in a 400°F oven for 17 to 20 minutes, turning once. If thawed, bake for 12-15 minutes.

Nutrition

Calories: 97kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Sodium: 7mg | Potassium: 294mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1090IU | Vitamin C: 103mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 1mg