Balsamic Marinade

Total Time:
12 hr 20 min
20 min
12 hr

6 servings

  • 2 cups extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons minced shallots
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic paste
  • 1/2 cup basil chiffonade
  • 1 head of radicchio, quartered
  • 2 round, large tomatoes, sliced 1/4-inch thick
  • 1 red onion, sliced into 1/4-inch rings
  • 1 zucchini, sliced 1/4-inch thick
  • 2 cups sliced assorted wild mushrooms ( chanterelles, shiitake, oyster, etc.)
  • 1 yellow squash, sliced 1/4-inch thick
  • 1/2 pound blanched asparagus spears
  • Preheat the grill. Season the vegetables with 2 tablespoons of the olive oil, salt, and pepper. Place all the vegetables on the grill (except for the mushrooms) and grill for 2 minutes on each side. In a mixing bowl, whisk the olive oil, vinegar, shallots, garlic, and basil together. Season the marinade with salt and pepper. Remove the vegetables from the grill. In large, 2-quart ramekin, alternate layering the different vegetables. Pour the marinade over the vegetables and allow to marinate for 12 hours or overnight. Either serve the vegetables in the glass container or on a platter. Garnish with parsley.

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