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Balsamic Grilled Squash

Prep time 4 mins
Cook time 8 mins
Other time 1 hr
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 2 squash halves)
We tested this recipe with light and regular balsamic vinaigrette. Our taste-testing panel preferred the full flavor of the regular dressing.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinaigrette
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 4 medium yellow squash (about
  • 1 1/4 pounds), each cut in half lengthwise
  • Cooking spray
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 48
  • fat 0 g
  • satfat 0 g
  • protein 1.8 g
  • carbohydrate 9.0 g
  • cholesterol 0 mg
  • iron 0.2 mg
  • sodium 174 mg
  • caloriesfromfat 0 %
  • fiber 1.8 g
  • calcium 6 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 3 ingredients in a large zip-top plastic bag. Add squash; seal bag, and let stand 1 hour, turning bag occasionally.

  2. . Prepare grill.

  3. . Remove squash from bag, reserving marinade. Place squash on grill rack coated with cooking spray; cover and grill 4 to 6 minutes on each side or until squash is tender. Place squash on a serving platter; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Drizzle with reserved marinade.

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