Woo Hoo! Tripped across a recipe served at the Disney Institute, of all places!
Want to eat like a vegetarian mouse? Then here we go . . .
Recipe for a yummy (and healthy!) grilled veggie packet
This is from the Disney Institute; very neat!
1/2 cup Baby Summer Squash, diced
1/2 cup Organic Zucchini, diced
1 cup Button Mushrooms
1/2 cup Red Peppers, diced
1/2 cup green peas
1 tablespoon Olive Oil or melted butter
1 tablespoon Herbs
2 tablespoons Chopped Garlic
6 pieces Banana Leaves, 8 inch squares (available frozen in Latin American Markets)
6 pieces Corn Husk Strips or Butcher's Twine
Make a mixture of cut veggies; as indicated or substitute your favorites. Toss in a bowl with a little melted butter or olive oil, fresh chopped herbs, salt, pepper and spices of choice. An interesting alternative to the previous seasoning, is the Italian Balsamic Sauce (recipe included).
Place some of the veggie mixture in each of the banana leaf squares (in an envelope style and tie into a package with the corn husk strips or butcher's twine. The veggie packets can now be grilled on the char-grill until well-browned on both sides. To serve, place a package on each plate and allow your guests to cut them open to enjoy the burst of steam and flavor.
If banana leaves are unavailable, substitute with cabbage leaves that have been blanched in boiling water until just soft and shocked in ice water.