14 Grilled Zucchini Recipes

Enjoy zucchini season with these delicious, grilled zucchini recipes. Whether it's a side or main dish, zucchini is a healthy addition to any meal. Not only is zucchini a low-carb vegetable, but it's also been associated with health benefits like protecting your skin and being good for your heart. Recipes like Garlic-Parmesan Hasselback Zucchini and Grilled Zucchini with Parmesan are nutritious, flavorful and the perfect use of this seasonal produce.

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Garlic-Parmesan Hasselback Zucchini


Using the hasselback technique--cutting partially into a whole fruit or vegetable every 1/2 inch or so--gives you an easy way to sneak lots of flavor into this healthy zucchini recipe. To bake the zucchini instead of grilling, place in a foil-lined 8-inch-square baking pan and bake at 425°F until tender, 25 to 30 minutes. Source: EatingWell Magazine, July/August 2016

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Simple Grilled Salmon & Vegetables


Grilled salmon and veggies make for a colorful and balanced seafood dinner that's ready in just minutes. The grill turns the salmon flaky and moist while tenderizing the crispy pepper and onion pieces. Round out the meal with brown rice or quinoa. Source: EatingWell.com, July 2018

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Chipotle Chicken Satay with Grilled Vegetables


Plan ahead before you prep the grill for this grilled chicken recipe: marinating the chicken in a mix of peanut butter, lime, and chipotle peppers results in tender meat and bold flavors. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine, Summer 2018

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Grilled Vegetable Ratatouille


This ratatouille dish is perfect for your bounty from the garden or farmers' market. To keep the veggies from burning, watch them carefully while grilling. If necessary, move any that are cooking too quickly to a cooler spot on the grill. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine, Summer 2020

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Steak & Vegetables with Chimichurri Sauce


Originally from Uruguay and Argentina, chimichurri is a sauce or marinade with the main ingredients being fresh parsley and garlic. In this recipe it is paired with grilled steak, zucchini and tomato skewers. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Grilled Vegetables In Foil


Grilled vegetables in foil is a great recipe to have on hand when camping or cooking over an open fire, but it's also nice on your backyard gas grill too. Here, we cook asparagus, mini peppers and zucchini together with a hint of garlic and butter. Delicious! Source: EatingWell.com, April 2020

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Grilled Zucchini with Parmesan


Grilled zucchini is one of the great food joys of summer. In this easy recipe, the crunchy, bright breadcrumbs offset the sweet, soft zucchini in the most delightful way. Serve this healthy side with grilled chicken, fish or shrimp or as part of a vegetarian summer meal. This recipe is easily doubled or tripled if you have a bumper crop of zucchini. Source: EatingWell.com, April 2019

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Summer Vegetable Gnocchi Salad

a plate with vegetables and a fork

This riff on pasta salad is best served warm while the gnocchi are nice and tender. Plus, the grilled veggies taste extra-good fresh off the fire in this easy gnocchi recipe. Source: EatingWell Magazine, June 2020

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Easy Grilled Zucchini


Looking for a new way to cook zucchini? Try grilling it. Source: EatingWell.com, February 2018

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Marinated Grilled Vegetable Kebabs

Marinated Grilled Vegetable Kebabs

Tender vegetables soak up this tangy marinade and turn delicately smoky and tender on a hot grill. These kebabs make a wonderful side dish with grilled meats or fish. Source: EatingWell.com, January 2019

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Freekeh with Grilled Vegetables (Frikeh bel Khodra)


Soaking the freekeh and cooking it with caramelized onions results in an almost risotto-like texture. Grill up your favorite vegetables in place of the zucchini, carrots and scallions, if you like--or skip the vegetables altogether and serve it as a simple whole-grain side. It's really that good on its own. Source: EatingWell Magazine, September/October 2018

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Grilled Summer Squash, Onions, and Tomatoes


Enjoy the freshest summer vegetables hot off the grill, flavored with herbs and a hint of garlic. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Skewered Zucchini and Yellow Squash


Add these side dish squash kabobs to the grill alongside your meat or chicken and dinner will be ready that much faster! Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Grilled Chicken Sandwiches


Spread whole wheat buns with lime dressing and then top with grilled chicken and zucchini to make these main-dish sandwiches. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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