Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Finally Some Summer Grilling

It's been unseasonably cool here this summer. You may note in the photo there are only 2 cherry tomatoes. That is exactly how many ripe tomatoes I have been able to pick so far this summer. It's been a very disappointing growing season.

We finally had a hot day, so I decided to take the quick and easy way out for dinner and grill it. I have made tempeh various ways. I enjoy it, but the kids never really cared for it. We are not big sweet and sour fans, they dislike soy sauce. This time I decided to marinate it in the same thing I use for the grilled veggies and they loved it. So did I. This will now be my go-to recipe for tempeh. Here's the simple marinade.

Marinade for Grilled Tempeh and Veggies
1/3 c. olive oil
1/3 c. red wine vinegar
1/2 tsp. dried oregano
1 tsp. dried basil
1/4 tsp. dried mustard
1/2 tsp. sea salt
1/8 tsp. black pepper
1 clove garlic, minced

For dessert I grilled up these lovely peaches and plums with a drizzle of honey.


Vegiegail August 6, 2009 at 10:50 AM  

Grilled fruit, my heart be still! That looks so delicious!

iRaw August 8, 2009 at 9:58 PM  

How did I miss this?! YUM! There's nothing like grilled veggie goodness. The fruit looks delicious too.

talat August 10, 2009 at 6:53 PM  

I love grilling vegetables but grilling fruits is even better. Check my version at

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