How Do You Cook Vegetables in a Grill Basket?


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To cook vegetables in a grill basket, first preheat the grill to a medium temperature. Then, in a shallow dish, combine the vegetables with a marinade such as balsamic vinegar salad dressing, if using. Transfer the vegetables to the grill basket and cook, turning once, for about 20 minutes.

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Grilled Vegetable Basket

This recipe yields around 4 servings. Adapt the vegetables and marinade as desired.

Prep Time: 10 min.

Cook Time: 20 min.

Ready In: 30 min.


  • 8 oz., cremini mushrooms
  • 1 zucchini
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 1 Vidalia or white onion
  • 1/3 cup bottled balsamic vinegar salad dressing
  1. Prepare the vegetables
  2. Remove the seeds from the bell pepper and cut the pepper and zucchini into slices of around a quarter of an inch thickness. Slice the onion into rings of around the same thickness.

  3. Marinate the vegetables
  4. Heat the grill to a medium setting and place the vegetables in a dish with the balsamic salad dressing. Coat evenly and allow to marinate while waiting for the grill to heat.

  5. Cook
  6. Transfer the vegetables to the grill basket and cook 4 inches from the heat for around 20 minutes, or until fully cooked and slightly charred. Turn once during cooking time. Serve hot.

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