Grilled Zucchini-and-Summer Squash Salad with Citrus Splash Dressing

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Grilled Zucchini-and-Summer Squash Salad with Citrus Splash DressingRecipe
Make the most of the bounty of summer produce and cook summer squash on the grill. Marinate the squash and onion wedges in a mixture of orange and lime juices, olive oil, honey, and a dash of hot red pepper, then serve the veggies with a drizzle of the remaining marinade for over-the-top flavor.
4 servings (serving size: 2 zucchini halves, 2 squash halves, 2 onion wedges, and 3 tablespoon citrus dressing)

Ingredients

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2 tablespoons grated orange rind
3/4 cup fresh orange juice (about 3 oranges)
1/2 cup fresh lime juice (about 3 limes)
3 tablespoons honey
2 teaspoons olive oil
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
2 red onions
4 zucchini, each halved lengthwise (about 1 1/4 pounds)
4 yellow squash, each halved lengthwise (about 1 pound)
Cooking spray
3 tablespoons thinly sliced fresh basil

Preparation

Combine first 7 ingredients in a large zip-top plastic bag. Peel onions, leaving root intact; cut each onion into 4 wedges. Add onion, zucchini, and yellow squash to bag. Seal and marinate in refrigerator 1 hour, turning bag occasionally.

Prepare grill.

Drain vegetables in a colander over a bowl, reserving marinade. Place vegetables on a grill rack coated with cooking spray, and grill for 8 minutes or until tender; turn and baste occasionally with 3/4 cup of the marinade. Place the vegetables on a serving platter; sprinkle with the basil. Serve the vegetables with the remaining marinade.

Created date

June 2000

Nutritional Information

Calories 168
Caloriesfromfat 16 %
Fat 3 g
Satfat 0.4 g
Monofat 1.8 g
Polyfat 0.5 g
Protein 4 g
Carbohydrate 36.1 g
Fiber 4 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 1.3 mg
Sodium 302 mg
Calcium 70 mg