Corn on the cob, potato salad, green salad.
Would Tony approve of that?
Grilled vegetables can be exciting!!
Check out Grilling - Italian Style in The Sopranos Family Cookbook.
If the vegetables are getting browned too quickly, move them to a cooler spot.
This recipe should feed eight.
If there's a vegetarian coming, maybe you should double amounts.
This recipe also works well in the broiler.
Verdure alla Griglia
Trim and cut into 1/2 inch thick slices
1 medium eggplant
Sprinkle generously with
Place the slices in a colander and let drain for 60 minutes.
Rinse the slices and pat dry.
While the eggplant is draining, prepare the other vegetables:
1 large red or Spanish onion, cut into 1/2 inch thick slices
4 large mushrooms, remove stems
4 medium tomatoes, cored and cut in half
2 large red or yellow peppers, cored, seeded, cut into quarters
Generously brush all vegetables with
salt and pepper
Prepare a medium hot charcoal fire.
Place the grill rack 4 inches from the heat.
Place the vegetables on the grill rack.
Cook, turning once, until tender and browned, about 15 minutes.
Arrange the vegetables on a platter.
6 fresh basil leaves, torn into bits
Serve hot or at room temperature.
Would I make Verdure alla Griglia again?
I'm not feeding wild cats.
Veggies are good.
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