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Grilled Zucchini with Onions Recipe

Grilled Zucchini with Onions Recipe

Wondering what to do with all of your vegetable garden zucchini? Tired of the same old bread and cupcakes? My grill recipe is a great change of pace with the added bonus of being healthy.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 small zucchini, halved lengthwise
  • 4 teaspoons olive oil, divided
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

Directions

  • 1. Drizzle zucchini with 2 teaspoons oil. Grill, covered, over medium heat for 8-10 minutes or until tender, turning once.
  • 2. Place in a large bowl. Add the green onions, lemon juice, salt, pepper flakes and remaining oil; toss to coat. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3 zucchini halves equals 73 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 314 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat.