Grilled Lemon Garlic Zucchini

Amazingly crisp-tender zucchini grilled with a lemon butter garlic sauce – a side dish that will go well with anything!

Grilled Lemon Garlic Zucchini - Amazingly crisp-tender zucchini grilled with a lemon butter garlic sauce - a side dish that will go well with anything!

The weather is getting warmer and the zucchini is getting in gear for full bloom this summer season, although living in California does have its luxuries with year-round zucchini.

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Grilled Lemon Garlic Zucchini - Amazingly crisp-tender zucchini grilled with a lemon butter garlic sauce - a side dish that will go well with anything!

But for those of you who don’t have zucchini readily available 365 days out of the year, it’s time to dust off that grill (or grill pan) for these crisp-tender zucchini rounds.

Grilled Lemon Garlic Zucchini - Amazingly crisp-tender zucchini grilled with a lemon butter garlic sauce - a side dish that will go well with anything!

Now these zucchini rounds are first tossed in a lemon butter garlic sauce – a sauce so good, you may want to double the sauce portion and serve some on the side with a spoon.

Grilled Lemon Garlic Zucchini - Amazingly crisp-tender zucchini grilled with a lemon butter garlic sauce - a side dish that will go well with anything!

Go ahead. You know I won’t judge.

Grilled Lemon Garlic Zucchini

Amazingly crisp-tender zucchini grilled with a lemon butter garlic sauce – a side dish that will go well with anything!

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 2 medium zucchini, cut diagonally into 1/2-inch-thick slices
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley leaves

Directions:

  1. In a small bowl, whisk together butter, garlic, Italian seasoning and lemon juice; season with salt and pepper, to taste. Brush zucchini slices with butter mixture.
  2. Heat a grill pan over medium high heat. Add zucchini in a single layer and grill until charred on both sides and just beginning to soften, about 2 minutes per side.
  3. Serve immediately, garnished with parsley, if desired.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
Servings Per Container 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 125.3 Calories from Fat 106.2
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11.8g 18%
Saturated Fat 7.4g 37%
Trans Fat 0.6g
Cholesterol 30.5mg 10%
Sodium 10.9mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 5.2g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1.1g 4%
Sugars 2.8g
Protein 1.5g 3%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.