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Yield: Makes 8 servings

2 small zucchini                

2 small yellow squash or pattypan squash    

1/2 pound asparagus spears, trimmed into 4-inch pieces

2 bell peppers, stemmed, seeded, cut into quarters            

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

2 sweet yellow onions, sliced ½-inch thick, skewered to keep rings together        

3 tablespoons olive oil                                    

12 ounces Oaxaca or mozzarella cheese, sliced 1/2” thick


3 tomatillos, husked

1 clove garlic

Juice and zest of 1 lime

1/2 bunch cilantro, parsley, or combination of both

1 avocado, cut into 8 pieces                            

3 to 4 tablespoons water

Salt and freshly ground black pepper


Based on 7 ratings

Preparation Method

  1. Preheat Wolf charbroiler for 15 minutes.
  2. Position oven rack to rack position 4. Preheat Wolf oven in CONVECTION at 375°F.
  3. Cut zucchini and squash lengthwise into eight 1/2-inch slices.
  4. Toss asparagus, zucchini, squash and peppers with 2 tablespoons olive oil and salt and pepper.
  5. Remove peppers.
  6. Grill asparagus, zucchini and squash 2 to 3 minutes per side. Set aside.
  7. Brush remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil and salt and pepper on onion slices. Grill peppers and onion 4 to 6 minutes per side. Set aside.
  8. Stack pepper quarter, zucchini, squash, cheese and asparagus in eight individual stacks on baking sheet.
  9. * Place sheet in oven and heat for 5 to 10 minutes, or until cheese is melted.

To make sauce:

  1. Combine tomatillos, garlic, lime, cilantro, and avocado in blender or food processor bowl.
  2. Puree 1 to 2 minutes or until well-blended.
  3. Add water to adjust consistency.
  4. Add salt and pepper as needed.
  5. ** Place about 3 tablespoons sauce on each plate. Top with one vegetable stack.

* Make ahead - Vegetables can be grilled up to one day ahead. Cover tightly and place in Sub-Zero refrigerator.  Heat in oven as above.

** Make ahead - Sauce can be made ahead and stored in refrigerator. Bring to room temperature before serving.