Strips of zucchini on a barbecue grill

Grilled Zucchini Recipe

This easy Grilled Zucchini Recipe is a summer favorite. Cooking summer squash on the barbecue grill gives it the perfect flavor and texture. And it's delicious on its own or in a variety of dishes from tacos to salads.
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: Grilled Zucchini
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 75kcal
Author: Amy Katz


  • 6 zucchini
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • salt and pepper, to taste


  • Cut off and discard both ends of each zucchini.
  • Slice each squash lengthwise into 4 strips.
  • Using a basting brush, brush one side of each strip with olive oil, then sprinkle with a little salt and pepper.
  • Turn over the strips and repeat on the other side.
  • Heat an outdoor barbecue grill to medium-high, or heat an indoor grill pan on the stove over medium-high heat.
  • Grill the zucchini strips for 8 to 10 minutes, turning half way through, until dark grill marks appear.
  • Serve the grilled zucchini right away, or cover and refrigerate for future use in other recipes.


Grilled zucchini will last 3 days covered and refrigerated. 


Calories: 75kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 16mg | Potassium: 512mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 390IU | Vitamin C: 35.1mg | Calcium: 31mg | Iron: 0.7mg

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