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Grilled Lemon Parmesan Zucchini RecipeGrilled Lemon Parmesan Zucchini

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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.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1/4 recipe
Amount Per Serving
66
Calories
% Daily Value*
6%
Total Fat 3.8g
4%Saturated Fat 0.7g
Trans Fat 0g
0%
Cholesterol 1mg
4%
Sodium 92mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate 6.4g
5%
Dietary Fiber 1.5g
Sugars 3.1g
Protein 2g
*
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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

  1. 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.
  2. Grill the zucchini over medium-high, direct heat 6 to 7 minutes on each side, or until browned and tender.
  3. While the zucchini cooks, add the parmesan cheese, lemon juice, lemon zest, salt and pepper to a medium bowl.
  4. 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.
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