Sides Vegan

Marinated Grilled Zucchini

This recipe for marinated grilled zucchini is simple, but there’s a little trick that makes grilled zucchini tasty: marinating it. This super-fast, incredibly easy recipe just requires a few minutes of your time prior to grilling and trust me – the very small extra step makes all the difference. 

This marinated grilled zucchini is flavorful, firm but tender, and so much more delicious than you thought grilled zucchini could be. The specific herbs in this recipe are only a suggestion, so if these aren’t your favorites, swap them out for the ones you love. This preparation method might result in you actually enjoying the huge overload of garden zucchini that is likely at your fingertips right now instead of dreading having it AGAIN. Hey, we’ve all been there. Hope this helps!


3-4 small zucchini, ends removed and quartered lengthwise

2 Tbsp. olive oil

Juice from ½ lemon

1 clove of garlic, minced

2 tsp. oregano

1 Tbsp. fresh parsley

Salt and pepper

Combine all ingredients in a large glass bowl and marinate in the refrigerator for 1-2 hours prior to grilling.

When you’re ready to cook, preheat the grill to medium high heat. Place the zucchini onto the grill and cook for 3-4 minutes per side. Season with salt and pepper if needed. Serve immediately.

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