Rating: 4 stars
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Prep: 15 minutes; Cook: 6 minutes. If you can't find yellow zucchini at the grocery store, you can order it from a specialty-produce purveyor (like Frieda's, www.friedas.com) or use yellow squash.

Recipe by Health July 2005

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Credit: Ray Kachatorian

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Yield:
6 servings (serving size: 1 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Arrange zucchini on a baking sheet; drizzle with 2 tablespoons oil, turning zucchini several times to coat both sides with oil. Sprinkle on both sides with garlic, oregano, mint, salt, and red and black peppers.

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  • Set up your grill for direct grilling, and preheat to high. If you'll be using a vegetable grate, preheat it as well.

  • Arrange zucchini on grill or grate, and cook 3-4 minutes per side or until browned. Transfer to a platter, and arrange in an attractive pattern. Drizzle 1 tablespoon oil over zucchini; garnish with lemon wedges. Serve hot or at room temperature.

Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

88 calories; fat 7g; saturated fat 1g; mono fat 5g; poly fat 1g; protein 2g; carbohydrates 5g; fiber 2g; iron 1mg; sodium 107mg; calcium 30mg.
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