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Top view of grilled zucchini slices on cast iron grill.

Grilled Zucchini

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword grilled zucchini
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Author Kelly


  • 2 large zucchini , sliced into 1/3 inch thick long strips
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil OR extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • ½ teaspoon fine sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon freshly cracked black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp crushed red pepper flakes , optional
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh basil


  1. Preheat grill or grill pan to medium heat.
  2. Wash zucchini and cut lengthwise into long strips about 1/3 inch thickness.

  3. Place zucchini strips onto a tray. Stir together oil and lemon juice in a small bowl, then brush on a coating using a pastry brush. Flip zucchini over and coat the other side.
  4. In a small bowl mix together garlic powder, parsley flakes, salt, pepper and crushed red pepper flakes, if using. Sprinkle over the zucchini.

  5. Place seasoned side of zucchini on grill and cook until charred on the bottom, 3 to 5 minutes. Sprinkle top side of zucchini with seasoning.
  6. Flip strips over using tongs and cook again for 3-5 minutes.
  7. Serve warm topped with fresh chopped basil.