Lemon-Basil Grilled Zucchini

Amie Valpone

by | Updated: May 11th, 2017 | Read time: 1 minute

Is your garden teeming with zucchini? A quick-growing summer squash, zucchini appears in abundance this time of year, giving you basketfuls of a versatile veggie to cook or bake with. Put your homegrown harvest to good use with this quick-and-easy, 5-minute side dish. Simply toss zucchini slices with olive oil, lemon juice and seasonings and grill over medium heat until tender.

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Serves 4


6 large zucchini
1/4 cup olive oil
1/4 tsp. sea salt
1/4 tsp. pepper
1 tsp. fresh lemon juice
1/4 tsp. fresh lemon zest
1/4 cup finely chopped fresh basil


1. Heat grill to medium heat. Slice zucchini diagonally into ½-inch thick pieces.

2. In a large bowl, toss zucchini with remaining ingredients.

3. Grill for 5 minutes and serve warm.