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Grilled Zucchini is a simple and delicious barbecue side dish. Grilled Zucchini and Squash are simply seasoned with salt, black pepper, garlic powder and onion powder. This is such an easy dish that the whole fam always loves.

Grilled vegetables like, grilled asparagus are so flavorful and so easy to make. So easy to cook alongside some grilled chicken or steak, making for a quick meal that everyone with absolutely rave about!

Grilled Zucchini and Squash

Grilled Zucchini and Squash are the perfect summer side dish. Whether you have grown your own garden zucchini or can just pick some up from the store or farmer’s market, this is such a great way to get some veggies on the menu. This zucchini is simply spiced so that it is pleasing to everyone, from the littlest kiddos to the biggest grown up.

This easy vegetable side dish is so simple to prepare, no need to be a professional chef or cook to make this recipe, simply slice up the zucchini, toss with some olive oil, season and place right on the grill or in a grill pan. Make up a big batch the next time you are having a big backyard barbecue and listen to everyone rave about how delicious the zucchini is, it will be right up there with the steaks!

wedges of zucchini and yellow squash

How to Grill Zucchini

This is going to be quick, because all you really need to do is slice, oil and season the zucchini before placing it onto the grill. To slice the zucchini, start by removing both of the ends, then slice the zucchini into spears by slicing in half, then half again and into spears as pictured above.

Drizzle the zucchini and yellow squash with olive oil and toss to coat evenly. Mix together a season mixture of sea salt, black pepper, garlic powder, onion powder and Italian seasoning. Sprinkle the spices all over the zucchini and yellow squash until it is well seasoned.

zucchini and yellow squash grilling

Place the zucchini and yellow squash spears directly onto the grill grates or on the grill pan over medium heat. If you are placing on the grill place over indirect heat, have the fire burning on the other side of the grill, not directly under the zucchini.

Cook for 3-4 minutes per side. The squash is done when it is tender throughout. Take it off the grill and serve while still hot, it is the best!!

grilled zucchini on a white plate

What to Serve with Grilled Zucchini

Some of our favorite grilled items to eat with grilled zucchini on the side are:

Grilled Zucchini Recipe

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Grilled Zucchini

Grilled Zucchini is simply seasoned and quickly cooked on the grill. The perfect side dish to any barbecue.
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time7 minutes
Total Time12 minutes
Course: BBQ Side Dish, Side Dish
Cuisine: BBQ Recipes
Keyword: Grilled Zucchini
Servings: 6
Calories: 56kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 zucchini
  • 1 yellow squash
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning

Instructions

  • Heat grill or grill pan over medium heat.
  • Slice the zucchini and yellow squash into wedges, drizzle with olive oil
  • Combine the spices in a bowl and sprinkle over the zucchini and yellow squash wedges
  • Place on the grill over indirect heat or in the grill pan. Cook on each side for 3-4 minutes, until tender.

Notes

  • To prevent the zucchini and yellow squash from burning do not place directly over the flame on the grill. 

Nutrition

Calories: 56kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 392mg | Potassium: 187mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 137IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 1mg
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Grilled Zucchini is a simple and delicious barbecue side dish. Grilled Zucchini and Squash are simply seasoned with salt, black pepper, garlic powder, onion powder. This is such an easy dish that the whole fam always loves.

grilled zucchini and yellow squash on a white plate

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