These delicious grilled zucchini slices are smoky and tender and will make a perfect side dish for any meal. Perfect for a BBQ party too!
Yes, it is still summer here in Melbourne and we make the most out of it. And what is the best thing to do on a summer day? BBQ of course! I love to cook on the BBQ especially because I actually don’t have to cook. My husband does. I just give him all the ingredients and he does the best job cooking it all to perfection. No mess in the kitchen, no washing up for me!
However, just as I was about to take photos of my grilled zucchini for this post it started pouring down with rain so I needed a plan B. I took out my grill plate and grilled those beautiful zucchini slices myself on the stove. And it worked per-fect-ly!! Just look at those stripes! Please don’t tell my husband though 😉
Here is what I love about these grilled zucchini slices:
Easy and quick to make
Great leftovers, they taste amazing on the next day
Prepare your BBQ or heat the grill pan on the stove on high.
Season the zucchini slices with salt, black pepper, and chili powder and drizzle with 1 tbsp of extra virgin olive oil. Toss everything gently to combine.
Grill the zucchini slice for 1-2 minutes on each side, until you can see the brown lines. Do not cook for much longer, otherwise, you will overcook them. Gently put the grilled slices in a large mixing bowl.
Once finished cooking, mix the remaining 1 tbsp of extra virgin olive oil with minced garlic and add the mixture to the grilled zucchinis. Toss gently to combine.
Place the grilled zucchini slices on a plate and garnish them with fresh coriander leaves. You are done!
These grilled zucchini slices make great leftovers. They will be delicious the next day. You can enjoy them cold straight out of the fridge or warm them up in a pan if you prefer.
Method:Stovetop or bbq
Keywords: grilled zucchini, side dish, zucchini, easy side dish