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Grilled Summer Squash

Photo: Mary Britton Senseney/Wonderful Machine and Randy Mayor; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross
Yield Serves 4 (serving size: 3/4 cup)
For a simple summer side, fire up your grill for Grilled Summer Squash. Simple ingredients flavor these baby zucchini and squash for a satisfying accompaniment to your favorite grilled entree.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups baby zucchini, halved lengthwise
  • 2 cups baby yellow squash, quartered lengthwise
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • Cooking spray

Nutrition Information

  • calories 86
  • fat 7.1 g
  • satfat 1 g
  • sodium 250 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat grill to medium-high heat. Combine baby zucchini and baby yellow squash in a large bowl. Add ­olive oil, kosher salt, and black pepper; toss well. Place ­vegetables on a grill rack coated with cooking spray. Grill 5 minutes on each side or until lightly charred and tender.

Cook's Notes

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