You are here: Home » Recipes » Smoky Veggie Skewers Smoky Veggie Skewers Recipe by Laraine Perri Yield 4 servings Want your kids to eat their veggies? Serve them as lollipops! PrintEmail The smoky butter is also luscious on grilled corn. Ingredients 3 tablespoons unsalted butter3 large garlic cloves, cut into halves1 teaspoon smoked sweet paprika3/4 teaspoon kosher salt2 medium zucchini, cut in 1/2-inch rounds2 medium yellow squash, cut in 1/2-inch rounds12 (8-inch) bamboo skewers, soaked in water at least 30 minutes Olive oil1/2 teaspoon coarse salt Freshly ground black pepper Instructions Melt butter in a small skillet over medium-low heat. Add garlic cloves, cut side-down, and let cook together, swirling the pan often, until fragrant, garlic is lightly golden, and butter is bubbling but not colored. Remove from heat, discard garlic, and stir in smoked paprika and salt. Set aside. Arrange zucchini and yellow squash on skewers, 3 to a skewer, cut sides-up, and alternating between the two. Prepare a grill or heat a grill pan to medium-high. Brush skewers with oil, and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Grill skewers 3 minutes per side, or until just tender and nicely charred. Transfer to a platter, and brush with the smoked paprika butter.