Grilled Marinated Zucchini

Enjoy these delicious marinated zucchini as a side dish with grilled poultry or meats at your next summer gathering.  

Prep Time

40 minutes

Cook Time

10 minutes


6 Servings


1 pound zucchini
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons garlic (minced)
1 lemon zest
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
1 teaspoon oregano, dried
  salt (to taste)
  black pepper (to taste)
1⁄4 teaspoon red pepper flakes (crushed, optional)


Remove the ends from the zucchini and slice them lengthwise into halves or thirds.

In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, garlic, lemon zest and juice, vinegar and spices. Place the zucchini in a large dish or on a rimmed sheet pan and pour the marinade over the zucchini. Let sit for 30 minutes or more, stirring occasionally.

Preheat grill to medium-high heat. Grill the zucchini slices for 3 to 4 minutes on each side, basting with any remaining marinade when flipping. Serve warm.


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