Grilled Zucchini I Recipe -
Grilled Zucchini I Recipe
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Grilled Zucchini I

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"Zounds! It's zucchini! Grilled zucchini! Simple, healthy, and yummy."

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Original recipe makes 2 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    20 mins

    30 mins


  1. Preheat grill to medium high heat.
  2. Clean outer skin of zucchini, and slice lengthwise into quarters. Place a pat of butter or margarine on each zucchini quarter, and season with salt and pepper to taste. Wrap all four quarters in one piece of aluminum foil.
  3. Place foil wrapped zucchini on heated grill, and cook for 10 to 15 minutes on each side.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jan 13, 2008

I have been making this for years and I have found you don't need the foil. I usually put the zucchini strips in a ziploc, add olive oil, and season with salt, pepper and usually some cayenne. Then just put them directly on the grill. They are even better if they get a little "burnt" looking.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jul 23, 2008

This recipe is better done without aluminum foil. Instead of the ingredients listed, use Olive Oil, and sprinkle with Cavender's All Purpose Greek Seasoning & Lawry's Garlic Salt. Then place directly on grill for approx. 10 to 15 minutes, turning once. Cooking time is according to thickness of zucchini. This is also great on yellow squash.


40 Ratings

Jun 22, 2008

Not sure why the name of this recipe is Grilled Zucchini. It's steamed zucchini but done on a grill instead of in a pot. Blah! The best way to make grilled zucchini is to cut them in half lengthwise, brush with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Then, just toss them on the grill flat side down for about 5-10 mins and then flip over for a few more mins depending on the size and thickness of your zucchinis. You'll get the nice grill marks, a juicy, sweet, soft yet crispy veggie. Now that's grilled zucchini!

Aug 24, 2005

An easy way to cook up a side dish to go along with all the BBQ meats. Instead of butter, however, I sprayed the zucchinis with olive oil and added fresh herbs on top of the S&P.

Apr 28, 2009

I scored the zucchini first then drizzled it with olive oil instead of butter and in addition to the salt and pepper added some garlic powder and italian seasoning. I didn't do a foil packet, just put it directly on the grill. In no time at all, it was tender-crisp and delicious! A perfect side dish for grilled chicken.

Jun 24, 2007

Tasty but mushy. I used cooking spray instead of butter. I added fresh chopped italian parsley in addition to the oregano. I also added vidalia onion. It was okay - would have grilled the zucchini rather than wrapping it in foil & steaming.

Jun 30, 2003

This recipe turned out OK, but the zucchini was soggy and not "grilled" (i.e. crispy) at all. Were I to try this again, I would probably remove the foil half way through and finish it directly on the grill and baste a little more butter.

Jul 25, 2007

Wrapping in foil steams veggies. Direct grilling is best. And not much oil needed or turns mushy. Zucchini grilled this way is delicious tossed with pasta.


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  • Calories
  • 229 kcal
  • 11%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 5.4 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol
  • 61 mg
  • 20%
  • Fat
  • 23.3 g
  • 36%
  • Fiber
  • 1.8 g
  • 7%
  • Protein
  • 2.2 g
  • 4%
  • Sodium
  • 180 mg
  • 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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