Grilled Zucchini

Zucchini, also known as courgette or summer squash, is amazing for health and fat loss. They are low in calories and rich in vitamins and nutrients like potassium, Vitamin C and Vitamin A. They are low in sugar and carbs and high in fiber and water making them good for digestion, controlling blood sugar, and feeling full.

This recipe is a guaranteed crowd pleaser in the summer. It makes a great side dish or a nice topping for a salad.


Grilled Zucchini


  • 3 medium zucchini
  • 1 lemon
  • 2 Tbs extra virgin olive oil
  • Himalayan salt and black pepper
  • 2 Tbs capers, drained and chopped


  1. Preheat outdoor grill to medium-high heat.
  2. Slice zucchini lengthwise into 1/2 inch thick rectangles. Depending on the size of the zucchini, you may also want to cut the rectangles in half.
  3. Place zucchini in a large bowl and drizzle with the olive oil, salt and pepper. Toss with hands to coat.
  4. Grill zucchini until charred and slightly tender, about 4 minutes per side. To get good grill marks, only flip once.
  5. Meanwhile, zest the lemon over a small bowl. Drain and chop the capers and add to the zest. Gently stir to combine.
  6. Juice the rest of the lemon and set aside.
  7. Top the grilled zucchini with the lemon juice and lemon caper mixture. Enjoy!