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I used to get so frustrated when the vegetables would fall between the grates of the bbq grill grates, or off of the kabob skewers. Have you ever had that happen to you?
Guess what, NOT anymore! I found the perfect solution to getting that amazing flavor without the hassle.
My very own marinade that I made for you, brings out the unique savor, for each vegetable to shine on its own.
So, cut up the veggies of your choice, let them swim in the marinade and make these up today.
You won’t have a care and because it won’t be a pain to clean up after grilling when you use these amazing Mats
Grilled Marinated Vegetables
1 Tablespoon brown sugar
1 teaspoon Montreal Steak Seasoning (you can find it HERE)
2 Tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
1/3 cup olive oil
1/2 cup soy sauce
1/3 cup lemon juice
2 Tablespoons garlic, minced fine
1 teaspoon onion powder
2 Tablespoons balsamic vinegar
Amazing GRILLING BBQ GRILL MATS
Cut up enough vegetables to fill a gallon zip lock bag
*Keep in mind when cutting up the vegetables that some cook faster than others. Potatoes will need to be much smaller than zucchini. the softer the vegetable, the faster it will cook.
In the zip-lock bag, combine the marinade ingredients: the brown sugar, Montreal seasoning, Worcestershire sauce, olive oil, soy sauce, lemon juice, garlic, onion powder and balsamic.
Squish it all up and mix it well.
Flip the bag a few times to allow the marinade to cover all the vegetables and place in the refrigerator, or a cooler for 1 hour to 8 hours.
Turn the bag over a few times during this resting period.
When you are ready to cook your vegetables, heat the charcoal according to directions on the bag. When the coals are ready place the Grilling BBQ Grill Mat right on the hot grate. Don’t be a scare-d-cat, it’s OK! Do you know what tongs I like to use? They are super long to keep you from getting burned. You can find them HERE
Place the DRAINED vegetables on the Grilling BBQ Grill Mat
*TIP: Use caution to get as little excess marinade as possible on the mat as you can to avoid flare up’s. It’s just like cooking on the stove, or oven.
Continue to turn and rotate the veggies with your long tongs, so you don’t get burned; watching the heat, just as you would with any barbecued food.
Do you know what tongs I like to use? I found these super long BBQ and grilling tools that are perfect! They protect you from getting burned since you are back from the heat. You can find them by clicking HERE.
Cook until tender and done al dente, or till the desired tenderness you like.
TIP: At this point, I personally took the mat OFF of the grill and placed it where it could cool. Look at how icky this mat was after cooking some chicken on it. I thought NO way is this stuff going to come off.I put it in the sink, gave a little squirt with the dish soap. In a few spots I did have to use a bit of elbow grease when I cooked with things with sugar, like BBQ sauce, but mostly just a little scrubby- scrub-scrub and ……. Gave it a rinseSHIZAM – CLEAN!!!These Grilling BBQ Grill Mats are remarkable!
- The price is fantastic!
- You can put them in the dishwasher and of course they are reusable.
- Ratings are fabulous and it is FDA Approved and PFOA Free
Here are a few more ideas of how to use these AMAZING mats I thought of:
- Grilled fruit
- Anything, all you have to do is just control the heat of the charcoal
For this delectable meal, I put down bit of flavored olive oil infused with herbs on the mat, along with the fish, and it was sssooo good; just remember to watch out that the oil doesn’t get by the flames.And DESSERT of course – just watch the heat, it has to be like the oven temperature remember and use the lid to cook these. They were a bit tricky:)Carrie Groneman’s recipe, copyright Carrie Groneman, A Mother’s Shadow, 2019
I have created SCRUMPTIOUS Grill Mat RECIPES just for YOU! The BEST EVER BBQ GRILL MAT RECIPES Ebook has 6 Recipes, including preparation and use of grill mats:
Best Ever BBQ Grilled Chicken Drumsticks (This recipe features my homemade barbecue sauce that I share with you, it’s delicious on so many things. Be sure to serve extra on the side.)
Fabulous BBQ Thai Chicken Satay Bites (Perfect as an appetizer or snack and the easy homemade Peanut dipping sauce is aahhmazing)
Sassy Grilled Orange Shrimp (Great on its own or fabulous on a salad with an Asian flavor)
Supreme Grilled Chicken Thighs with Homemade Dry Rub (I created a dry rub especially for those of you who don’t like sauce, and boy this is a good one.)
Grilled Marinated Vegetables (This is a sure-fire favorite with all ages. Included in with this terrific collection so it’s handy right at your finger tips.)
Best Ever Philly Cheese Steak Sandwich (Even those who are Philly Steak snobs have enjoyed this every time I’ve made it. It has wonderful flavor and comes together so easily on the mats. I have a YouTube video you can watch also!)
Order your EBOOK copy of the 6 recipes for successful cooking on grill mats NOW
BEST EVER PHILLY STEAK SANDWICH
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Love grilling veggies and am going to have to try your marinade now when I do next 🙂
Janine, you will love this marinade and combined with cooking on the mats….WOWSIE!
I can’t wait to try the chicken marinade, Thank you!
It’s a delicious and not overwhelming compliment to any dish Deborah and I hope you enjoy it on your next grilled dish!
We’re a gaggle of volunteers and opening a brand new scheme in our community.
Your web site provided us with helpful information to work on. You’ve done an impressive job and our entire neighborhood
can be grateful to you.
Thank you Dick for stopping by and I thank you for the compliment! Good luck with the neighborhood:)
What is Montreal steak seasoning and is there a substitute?
I’m so glad you asked that question!
I went ahead and linked to that product in my post for others to easily find in the future because –
If I were asked to go and settle a new island somewhere, I would have to take my favorite spices and seasonings with me and Montreal Steak Seasoning would definitely be one of them!!!
You could probably substitute regular pepper, but it’s not the same.
I can find this seasoning at my local Walmart, Smiths-Kroger, or any grocery store in my area, and here’s the link for Amazon if you’re interested by clicking here: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0014D1E1Q/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=amossh0a-20&camp=1789&creative=9325&linkCode=as2&creativeASIN=B0014D1E1Q&linkId=02ca5a4b1014671aac016159f7177d28
Thank you for asking, and again, you can easily click on it now in my post.
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Have a wonderful day.
A Mother’s Shadow
First, Thanks for the great ideas, we are going on a summer beach vacation and these ideas are great.
For me, I think if you want to make a perfect BBQ party, grill mats are really important. As BBQ grill mats allow you to bring out the best out of your food pieces. We need to find the “professional quality” mats that are getting rid of Cancer causing burnt old meat such as KONA Best BBQ Grill Mat.
Have a FUN vacation, enjoy your time together, that’s so wonderful:)
I’m thrilled you found my site and I love cooking on the grill mats also, they are fabulous and make it so easy. I have several recipes for you to enjoy and hope you get the chance to try out a few.
Thank you for stopping by and have a safe summer!
Glad you liked it!
How long is too long to marinade the vegetables?
Hello, would personally not marinate vegetables more than 24 hours before grilling or cooking to prevent any type of breaking down of the softer vegetables, or take a chance on issues with the food. And while they are marinating, make sure they are kept cold as the refrigerator. My personal opinion and I hope this is helpful. Thank you for stopping by and enjoy the yummy vegetables!!