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Grilled Lemon Parmesan Zucchini

Grilled Lemon Parmesan Zucchini Recipe

Zucchini is a summer vegetable that is rich in antioxidants and fiber. Grilling zucchini gives it a delicious smoky flavor. This recipe makes a light and refreshing side dish to go with all of your favorites for a healthy cookout.

Yield: 4 servings

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Grilling time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

1 ½ lbs. zucchini

1 tbsp olive oil

2 tbsp freshly grated parmesan cheese

2 tsp fresh lemon juice

1 tsp lemon zest

1/8 tsp salt

1/8 tsp ground black pepper

Directions

Trim the ends off the zucchini. Cut horizontally into 1/4 to 1/2 inch thick slices. Drizzle the slices with the olive oil and toss to coat evenly.

Grill the zucchini over medium-high, direct heat 6 to 7 minutes on each side, or until browned and tender.

While the zucchini cooks, add the parmesan cheese, lemon juice, lemon zest, salt and pepper to a medium bowl.

Remove the zucchini from the grill, place on a cutting board and chop into bite-size pieces. Add the zucchini to the bowl and toss to coat. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Nutrition information for 1 serving: Calories 66; Total Fat 3.8 g; Saturated Fat 0.7 g; Trans Fat 0 g; Cholesterol 1 mg; Sodium 92 mg; Carbohydrate 6.4 g; Fiber 1.5 g; Sugar 3.1 g; Protein 2 g

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