Turkey Sausage and Vegetable Kebabs



1/3 c olive oil

2 tbsp fresh lemon juice

2 Cloves garlic, minced

2 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped

1 tsp lemon peel or zest, grated

1/2 tsp salt

1/4 tsp ground pepper

1 lb SWEET OR HOT ITALIAN TURKEY SAUSAGE, cut into 1-1/2-inch diagonal pieces

6 oz zucchini, cut into 1/2-inch slices

6 oz yellow squash, cut into 1/2-inch slices

1 Large red bell pepper, seeded and cut into 1-1/2-inch pieces



Combine oil, lemon juice, garlic, parsley, lemon peel, salt and pepper in a medium bowl. Add sausage to marinade, stirring to coat; refrigerate several hours or overnight, turning occasionally.

Prepare charcoal for grilling or preheat broiler. Alternately thread skewers with vegetables and sausage on four 10-inch metal skewers. Brush all sides with marinade.

Grill or broil kebabs 4 inches from source of heat, turning once, until sausage is no longer pink in the center and reaches an internal temperature of 165 degrees F. Cover with grill lid or tent with foil. Total cook time: 15 to 20 minutes. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

270 Total Calories

17 g Total Fat

3 g Saturated Fat

80 g Cholesterol

850 mg Sodium

633 mg Potassium

8 g Total Carbohydrates

2 g Dietary Fiber

3 g Sugars

21 g Protein

60 % Daily Protein

150 % Daily Vitamin C

6 % Daily Calcium

15 % Daily Iron