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

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