Best Ever Grilled Zucchini


  • 1 lb. zucchini, sliced into thick strips
  • 1 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp. lemon zest
  • 1/4 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 basil leaves, torn into medium pieces


  • Preheat grill on medium-high. In a large bowl, toss zucchini with oil, lemon zest, and red pepper flakes. Season with salt and pepper
  • Once grill is hot, carefully use tongs to rub an oiled paper towel over grates. Using tongs, place zucchini on grill. Cover and cook, 3 minutes. Flip and continue cooking on high, covered, 2 to 3 minutes more
  • When zucchini is tender, remove from heat and garnish with basil and more red pepper flakes.

Source: By: Delish revised and tested by Cindy Bevans

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