*  Exported from  MasterCook II  *
 
                                 BALSAMIC MARINADE
 
 Recipe By     :ESSENCE OF EMERIL SHOW#EE2363
 Serving Size  :      Preparation Time :
 Categories    :New Text Import
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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        2  cups          extra virgin olive oil
      1/2  cup           balsamic vinegar
        2  tablespoons   minced shallots
        1  tablespoon    minced garlic paste
      1/2  cup           chiffonade of basil
        1  head          radicchio, -- quartered
        2                Creole or Beefsteak tomato, -- 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 (chantrelles, shiitaki, 
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        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 an pepper. Remove the vegetables from the grill. In
 a glass souffle bowl, 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.
 
 Yield: 6 servings
 
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