Grilled zucchini with feta and lemon

Grilled zucchini with feta and lemon

Total Time
20 min
5 min
10 min
This simple-to-prepare side is proof that a handful of ingredients can produce delicious results in a short amount of time. Feel free to use a mix of fresh zucchini and yellow summer squash to add a bit more color. You could toss in a small handful of fresh herbs to the feta mixture, using one herb or a mix of whatever you’ve got. This dish also easily double or triples if you're serving a crowd.


Cooking spray

4 spray(s)

Reduced fat feta cheese

½ cup(s), crumbled


3 medium, thinly sliced

Extra virgin olive oil

1 Tbsp

Lemon zest

2 tsp, grated

Uncooked zucchini

24 oz, ends trimmed

Kosher salt

½ tsp

Black pepper

¼ tsp


  1. Off heat, coat grill rack or grill pan with nonstick spray. Preheat gas grill or grill pan to high, or prepare high fire in charcoal grill.
  2. In small bowl, stir cheese, scallions, oil, and lemon zest for topping. Halve zucchini lengthwise and cut each half into 4 or 5 pieces. Transfer zucchini to large bowl. Lightly coat zucchini with nonstick spray. Season with salt and pepper and toss to coat.
  3. Grill zucchini, turning occasionally, until tender, charred, and marked from grill, about 6 minutes. Transfer zucchini to platter or serving bowl. Sprinkle with feta topping.
  4. Serving size: about 5 zucchini pieces and 1 heaping tbsp feta topping