Grilled Balsamic Vegetable Skewers


Every barbecue needs delicious side dishes, and these Grilled Balsamic Vegetable Skewers are perfect. Lightly seasoned with salt, pepper, and a finishing drizzle of balsamic vinegar, they’re naturally vegan and top allergen-free. They’re also kid-friendly! Once all of the ingredients have been sliced and diced, kids can help in the assembly. Just ask them to thread the skewers in their favorite color and flavor combinations. Getting kids in on the action is a great way to encourage healthier eating habits. After all, if they helped make it, so it has to be good.

Grilled Balsamic Vegetable Skewers Recipe - naturally dairy-free, gluten-free, vegan, allergy-friendly and optionally paleoThis Grilled Balsamic Vegetable Skewers recipe with photo was shared with us by Aldi in honor of their Action for Healthy Kids campaign. 

Special Diet Notes: Grilled Balsamic Vegetable Skewers

By ingredients, this recipe is dairy-free / non-dairy, egg-free, gluten-free, grain-free, nut-free, peanut-free, soy-free, vegan, plant-based, vegetarian, top food allergy-friendly, and paleo-friendly.

Grilled Balsamic Vegetable Skewers
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Serves: 4 servings
  • 4 wooden skewers, soaked in water for 10 minutes
  • 1 zucchini, cut into rounds
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, chopped
  • 4 mushrooms, halved
  • 4 cherry tomatoes
  • 1 ear sweet corn, cut into rounds
  • 2 tablespoons pure olive oil (like Carlini)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  1. Preheat your grill to medium-high (400 to 425ºF)
  2. Pierce the vegetables with the skewers. Evenly drizzle the oil and sprinkle the salt and pepper over the vegetables.
  3. Place the vegetable skewers on your hot grill. Cook, turning frequently, until the vegetables are lightly browned and tender, about 10 to 15 minutes.
  4. Remove the skewers from the heat and drizzle with the balsamic vinegar to serve.

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About Author

Alisa is the founder of, Food Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living, and the new cookbook, Eat Dairy Free: Your Essential Cookbook for Everyday Meals, Snacks, and Sweets. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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