Grilled Summer Squash

Grill squash and zucchini to make this tasty side dish – ready in 20 minutes.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 4

Ingredients

1/4
cup olive oil
2
tablespoons balsamic vinegar
2
tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves
2
teaspoons Dijon mustard
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
3/4
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon freshly ground pepper
3
yellow summer squash, cut lengthwise into slices (about 1 lb)
2
medium zucchini, cut lengthwise into slices (about 1 lb)
Whole fresh basil leaves, if desired
  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. In small bowl, mix 2 tablespoons of the oil, the vinegar, chopped basil, mustard, garlic, 1/2 teaspoon of the salt and 1/4 teaspoon of the pepper; set aside.
  • 2 Drizzle remaining 2 tablespoons oil over yellow squash and zucchini; sprinkle with remaining 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper. Place vegetables on grill over medium-high heat. Cover grill; cook 3 to 4 minutes, turning once, until vegetables are tender.
  • 3 Place vegetables in serving bowl. Drizzle with reserved vinaigrette. Garnish with basil leaves.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    170
    ,
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    15g
    15%
    (Saturated Fat
    2g,
    2%
    ),
    Sodium
    516mg
    516%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    10g
    10%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
    ),
    Protein
    3g
    3%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    0%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Vegetable; 3 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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