Grilled Zucchini Recipe

5 grilled zucchini halves on a pink rectangular plate

Grilling completely transforms this zucchini into the perfect summer side dish!


  • 4 medium zucchini, cut in half lengthwise
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 lemon


  1. Preheat your grill to medium-high heat (about 450 F).
  2. Brush the zucchini on both sides with the olive oil, then season the cut side with salt and pepper.
  3. Place the zucchini on the grill and cook for 4-5 minutes per side, until there are dark grill marks on both sides, then remove from the grill.
  4. Squeeze the lemon half over the zucchini and serve.

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