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zucchini recipe

Zucchini doesn’t have to be boring!  This Grilled Zucchini with Lemon and Garlic is a perfect summer food.  Just toss it on the grill with the other food, or cook it in a cast iron grill pan like we did here.

Grilled zucchini has the added advantage of being a healthy recipe with that is fast to make and easy to clean up after.

Grilled Zucchini With Garlic and Lemon
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
20 mins

The perfect summer food.  Try this the next time you fire up the barbecue grill.

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: grilled zucchini recipe
Servings: 4
  • 1/4 cup butter melted
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 lemon juiced
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 zucchini sliced into 1/4 inch slices sliced into 1/4 inch slices
  • 2 tablespoons parsley
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese
  1. Whisk butter, garlic, Italian seasoning, lemon juice; salt and pepper together in a small bowl.  

  2. Brush zucchini slices with butter mixture.

  3. Heat a grill pan to medium high (or use the barbecue grill). 

  4. Arrange zucchini onto pan in a single layer.  Grill until golden brown grill marks appears and zucchini is beginning to soften. This takes a minute or two per side.

  5. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese and parsley (if desired) and serve immediately.

Recipe Notes

This makes a delicious vegetable to accompany any meal, but I find this grilled zucchini recipe is perfect for summertime cookouts on the barbecue grill!