Lemon Garlic Grilled Zucchini

Got a large supply of zucchini in your garden? Fire up the grill and enjoy one of summer’s most abundant vegetables with this simple recipe that still packs a punch.

Want an easy dinner? Make zucchini with some veggies. grilled Perfect grilled chicken thighs or pork chops.

Why did you prescribe us?

  • Easy recipe with lemon, garlic and Italian seasoning.
  • Suitable for both zucchini and yellow squash.

Three grilled zucchini placed on a tray.

The grill adds so much flavor on its own that you don’t need to add much to the zucchini to have a great side dish that goes with just about anything.

Ingredient Notes

All the ingredients you need to prepare delicious grilled zucchini.
  • zucchini: You can grill zucchini and squash halved or skewered directly on the grill, or you can cut them into slices or chunks and grill them on skewers or in foil bags.
  • Lemon juice: Use fresh for best flavor.
  • olive oil: This helps give you a little crunchy texture and keeps the zucchini from sticking to the grill.
  • Garlic powder: Adds garlic flavor without burning the garlic.
  • Italian seasoning: Use store-bought Italian seasoning or make your own blend.

Choosing good zucchini

You’re looking for three things: size, color, and stem. Smaller zucchini are better, as larger zucchini tend to be watery. When it comes to color, look for vibrant hues whether you’re choosing green or yellow zucchini. Finally, look for stems. Having a good amount of stem in your zucchini will help it last longer.

Close up view of a piece of zucchini being cut with a knife and fork.

BBQ Tips

  • Zucchini should be cooked over medium heat (about 350 degrees) on the grill for about 10 minutes, regardless of how you cut the zucchini. It takes about 10 to 15 minutes for the zucchini to be cooked through.
  • Zucchini can be skewed alone or with other vegetables. If you are using other vegetables on your skewers or meats, look for vegetables that have similar cooking times such as tomatoes, mushrooms, bell peppers, chicken, and beef cuts.
  • To get crisscross marks on the zucchini, you can move it around a bit halfway through the grilling process.

Storage Instructions

cooling In an airtight container for up to three to four days.

For a delicious grilled texture, you’ll want to serve it fresh.

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