Grilled and Marinated Zucchini and Yellow Squash Recipe

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by Ceezie

"It’s amazing how a quick and simply marinade can change the flavors of zucchini and yellow squash. This lemony-peppery mixture really wakes them up. This may seem to be in reverse order—grill, then marinate—but it’s a classic Italian technique that creates great results.”—Bobby Flay

Top Review by breezermom

I made this to go with some grilled shrimp, and loved how fresh this tasted. Loved the fresh basil. Thanks for sharing!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat grill to high.
  2. Brush zucchini and yellow squash with 1 tablespoon oil and season with 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Grill cut side down until light golden brown, 3 to 4 minutes. Flip and continue grilling until just thoroughly cooked, 4 to 5 minutes longer. Remove from grill and cut crosswise into 1/2-inch thick slices.
  3. Whisk together remaining 1/4 cup oil, lemon juice, lemon rind, red pepper flakes and remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper in a large bowl. Add zucchini, yellow squash and basil; toss to coat. Cover and let sit at room temperature at least 30 minutes and up to 2 hours before serving.

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