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Grilled Zucchini with Onions

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Makes

4 servings

Wondering what to do with all of your garden-grown zucchini in the summer? Give it a sizzle and a little heat with this healthy side. It’s also an easy recipe to double or triple for summer cookouts. —Alia Shuttleworth, Auburn, California
Grilled Zucchini with Onions Recipe photo by Taste of Home

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.

Nutrition Facts

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

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