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Grilled zucchini on a serving plate topped with fresh parsley.

Grilled Zucchini

This grilled zucchini is bathed in a flavorful garlic and herb marinade, then cooked to perfection on the grill. An easy side dish that's quick to make and always gets rave reviews!
Course Side
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Marinating Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 76kcal
Author Sara Welch


  • 1 pound small zucchini ends trimmed off, then cut into quarters lengthwise
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley leaves chopped
  • lemon wedges for serving optional


  • Place the olive oil, lemon juice, salt, pepper, Italian seasoning and minced garlic in a large bowl. Whisk to combine.
  • Add the zucchini to the bowl and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 20 minutes or up to 2 hours.
  • Preheat a grill or grill pan to medium high heat.
  • Add the zucchini to the grill in a single layer. Cook for 3-4 minutes per side or until tender and browned. Season with additional salt and pepper if desired.
  • Remove zucchini from the grill and place on a serving plate. Sprinkle with parsley and serve with lemon wedges if desired.


Calories: 76kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Fat: 7g | Sodium: 292mg | Potassium: 11mg | Vitamin A: 170IU | Vitamin C: 4.4mg | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 0.3mg