Sausage and Vegetable Skewers

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Makes: 6  servings Prep 25 mins Grill 10 mins

Ingredients

  • 5 tablespoons  olive oil, divided
  • 5 tablespoons  fresh lemon juice, divided
  • 4 tablespoons  chopped fresh mint, divided
  • 1 package (14 oz.) fully cooked sausage or kielbasa, sliced into 1-inch thick slices
  • 2 large zucchini, sliced into 1-inch thick slices
  • 2 yellow bell peppers, cubed
  • 2 medium red onions, cut into wedges
  • 1/4 teaspoon  salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon  freshly ground pepper
  • 1 cup  orzo pasta, cooked

Directions

1. Heat grill.

2. Whisk together 3 tablespoons oil, 2 tablespoons lemon juice, and 1 tablespoon mint in small bowl. Alternately thread sausage, zucchini, yellow pepper, and onion onto twelve 14-inch metal skewers. Brush with some of the lemon mixture. Set remaining mixture aside.

3. Whisk remaining 3 tablespoons juice, 2 tablespoons oil, 3 tablespoons mint, salt, and pepper in large bowl; add hot pasta to bowl. Toss.

4. Grill skewers 4 to 5 minutes per side, brushing with reserved lemon mixture until vegetables soften and are lightly charred.

5. Serve skewers over hot cooked pasta. Makes 6 servings.

Nutrition Facts

  • Servings Per Recipe 6
  • cal.(kcal)385,
  • Fat, total(g)23,
  • chol.(mg)59,
  • sat. fat(g)5,
  • carb.(g)32,
  • fiber(g)3,
  • pro.(g)16,
  • sodium(mg)570,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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