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Grilled Lemon Parmesan Zucchini Recipe

Zucchini is rich in antioxidants and fiber. In this recipe, the zucchini takes on a smoky flavor that pairs perfectly with your cookout favorites.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1/4 recipe
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3.8g
4%Saturated Fat 0.7g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 1mg
Sodium 92mg
Total Carbohydrate 6.4g
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


  • 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


  1. Trim the ends of 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 for 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.
Lori Rice, M.S., is a nutritional scientist and author with a passion for healthy cooking, exercise physiology, and food photography.
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