Grilled Vegetables with Wild Rice Recipe

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Overview

Grilling brings out the flavour of these summer vegetables, try this wonderfully light dish at your next gathering!

Step 1

Put the wild and long grain rice mixture in a pan of cold salted water. Bring to the boil, then reduce the heat, cover and cook gently for 30-40 minutes (or follow the packet instructions), until the grains are tender.

Step 2

To make the dressing, mix together the olive oil, vinegar, garlic and seasoning in a bowl or screw-topped jar until well blended. Set aside while you grill the vegetables.

Step 3

Arrange the vegetables on a grill rack. Brush with olive oil and grill for 8-10 minutes, until tender and well browned, turning them occasionally and brushing periodically with oil.

Step 4

Drain the rice and toss in half the dressing. Tip into a serving dish and arrange the grilled vegetables on top. Pour remaining dressing over vegetables and garnish with thyme.

Things You'll Need

  • 1 1/3cups wild and long grain rice mixture
  • 1large eggplant (aubergine), thickly sliced
  • 1 red, 1 yellow and 1 green pepper seed and cut into quarters
  • 2 red onions, sliced
  • 1cup brown cap or shitake mushrooms
  • 2small courgettes, cut in half lengthways (courgettes are a type of squash)
  • olive oil, for brushing
  • 2tbsp chopped fresh thyme
  • For the Dressing
  • 6tbsp olive oil (extra virgin is best)
  • 2tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed salt and black pepper

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