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Veggie & Sausage Shish Kabobs

These Veggie & Sausage Shish Kabobs are an easy and delicious meal idea.  They’re loaded with fresh veggies and sausage, making them perfect summer BBQ food!
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Veggie & Sausage Shish Kabobs

May Long Weekend is here in just a few days for us Canadians!

This weekend is officially known as Victoria Day Long Weekend,
marking the birthday of the late Queen Victoria.
But unofficially, it marks the beginning of summer here!
And summer long weekends mean BBQ time!  (come rain or snow!)

 

We love BBQ’ing, and this dish is one of our favourites!  Veggie & Sausage Shish Kabobs!

 

Veggie & Sausage Shish Kabobs
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Veggie & Sausage Shish Kabobs

Ingredients

  • Sausages I used Mild Italian Sausages
  • Cherry Tomatoes
  • Onions
  • Peppers (Red Orange, Yellow)
  • Zucchini
  • And what ever other veggies suit your tastes! (mushrooms potatoes...)
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • Seasonings I like to use Lowry's Seasoning Salt
  • Pepper

Instructions

  1. If you are using wooden skewers, first soak them for about 15-30 minutes in water. This helps to prevent them from burning on the BBQ.
  2. Turn on your BBQ to the highest setting to get it ready.
  3. Cut up all veggies (except the tomatoes) and the sausage into large bite size pieces.
  4. In a saucepan of boiling water, cook veggies (except for the tomatoes, leave these raw) for 2-5 minutes, just to partially cook them. I find this works really well, as opposed to adding them raw directly to the BBQ. They don't end up burned or undercooked, and are done at the same time as the sausage.
  5. Toss all the veggies, including the tomatoes, with the olive oil, seasonings and pepper.
  6. Then add your partially cooked veggies, and chunks of uncooked sausage to your skewers.
  7. Add your assembled skewers directly to the BBQ grill, and turn down the heat to med-high.
  8. Turn frequently.
  9. If you find they are darkening too fast, move them onto tin foil on the higher shelf in your BBQ.

 

 Serve with rice or quinoa!

Have a delicious day!

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28 Comments

  • Reply Ali May 19, 2011 at 1:45 PM

    Those Kabobs are so colorful and delicious looking. Perfect for Summer.

  • Reply Desi May 23, 2011 at 4:09 PM

    OMG I want! I saw these over at Recipe Swap Sunday and had to check them out… your photo is so pretty and colorful! I love grill out season. So glad I found your site, loving your recipes AND your crafts… I am your newest follower 🙂

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  • Reply www.StarHughes.com May 24, 2011 at 5:58 PM

    This picture looks amazing – your photography skills are fantastic! Great recipe – can’t wait to try it!

    Star Hughes Living

  • Reply GLENDA CHILDERS May 24, 2011 at 8:01 PM

    I am popping over from Rhoda’s recipe party. Hope you enjoy my orange muffins (link #99.)

    These kebabs looks so yummy. Perfect for summer.

    Fondly,
    Glenda

  • Reply Tanya @ Greetings From the Asylum May 26, 2011 at 3:26 AM

    Those shish kabobs make me want to go out and clean my grill just so I can make them! Thanks for sharing!

  • Reply UKZoe May 26, 2011 at 10:18 AM

    they look SO yummy!

  • Reply Cassie @ Primitive & Proper May 26, 2011 at 4:39 PM

    yum! i love veggie kabobs in the summer!

  • Reply Michelle May 26, 2011 at 9:26 PM

    Those look great, and your photo skills are amazing! I’d love for you to come link up at DIY Thrifty Thursday @ http://www.thrifty101.blogspot.com
    ~Michelle

  • Reply Olga May 27, 2011 at 1:15 PM

    I love Shish Kabobs and these looks very yummy.

  • Reply Miranda May 27, 2011 at 2:26 PM

    I have never seen such good looking kabobs!
    Would love for you to share this at Fat Camp Friday this weekend. One recipe is picked every Monday and featured on my front page all week! http://tiny.cc/FatCampFriday29

  • Reply Miz Helen May 27, 2011 at 2:48 PM

    Hi Jo Anna,
    I just love a good Shish Kabob and your combination looks awesome. I just love all that color and flavor. Thanks for sharing with Full Plate Thursday and come back soon!
    Have a great holiday!

  • Reply Amy May 27, 2011 at 8:59 PM

    Wow, these kabobs look delicious! I love the vibrant colors! So tempting!

    BTW, I’m hosting a Giveaway on my blog and here’s the link: http://utry.it/2011/05/hong-kong-macau-and-australia-trippart.html

    Please stop by to enter for a chance to win. Have a wonderful day.

    Amy
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  • Reply Tracy June 1, 2011 at 12:41 PM

    yum! thanks for sharing this! *visiting from tea rose home link party 56*

  • Reply Miz Helen June 7, 2011 at 6:19 PM

    Congratulations Joanna,
    You are featured on Full Plate Thursday this week and What’s For Dinner Next Week next week, enjoy!
    Miz Helen

  • Reply Michelle August 10, 2011 at 2:15 AM

    Thanks for posting on Tasty Tuesday! I have to make a meal on Thursday for a family with kids that won’t eat food mixed together. This will be perfect!

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  • Reply Jean July 4, 2013 at 7:19 PM

    What variety of onions are those? Thank you!

  • Reply Gregory Baker August 17, 2013 at 2:42 AM

    Tried this recipe over the weekend. amazing recipe. A must try one.

    My wife gifted me this Kabobeque bbq grill and i tried this recipe on it. Came out great.

    I made this on stainless steel skewers which came with the kabobeque grill. Keep up the good recipes 🙂

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    Yum! these look delicious. I am definitely adding them to list of bbq foods. Can’t wait for my husband to get the bbq ready so we can make these.

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