Food Blog : Marinated Vegetables

Welcome to my Wednesday Food blog edition. Today’s recipe is a family favorite during the Summer when the vegtables are coming in fresh from the Garden. I just got a load of veggies from a friend and I am making a batch for tonight.

  • 2 C broccoli florets
  • 2 C Cauliflowers pieces
  • 1 Cucumber slices
  • 1 C bell pepper , chopped
  • 1 C Carrots , sliced
  • 1 C sliced Fresh Mushrooms
  • 1 C cherry tomatoes , halved
  • 1/3 C Red Onion, fine sliced
  • For the Vinaigrette:
    • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
    • 1/2 cup red wine vinegar
    • 2 Tablespoons minced shallots
    • 4 teaspoons Dijon mustard
    • 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
    • 2 cloves garlic, pressed or minced
    • salt and pepper
  1. Add all ingredients for vinaigrette to a jar with a tight-fitting lid or bowl then shake or whisk to combine. Taste then add more salt, pepper, and/or oil if necessary .
  2. Add vegetables to a very large bowl then dress with 3/4 of the vinaigrette. Toss then refrigerate for 4 hours or up to overnight. Toss with remaining vinaigrette and season with salt and pepper to taste just before serving.

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