With its tantalizing garlic and herb flavors, this Grilled Zucchini Salad will elevate any meal – from grilled meats to pasta dishes. Or if you’d like a lighter lunch or dinner, serve it as the main dish for your summer day! The zucchini is not only delicious but healthy too; with its fresh herbs and garlic dressing, everyone can savor this enjoyable side that’s amazingly versatile.
- 3 medium zucchinis, sliced lengthwise
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- 1 tsp salt
- 1 tsp black pepper
- 1 tbsp chopped fresh parsley
- 1 tbsp chopped fresh basil
- 1 tbsp chopped fresh mint
- 2 cloves of garlic, minced
- 1 tbsp honey
- 2 tbsp lemon juice
- 2 tbsp white wine vinegar
- ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
- Preheat a grill or a grill pan to high heat.
- In a bowl, mix together the sliced zucchini, 2 tbsp of olive oil, 1 tsp of salt, and 1 tsp of black pepper.
- Grill the zucchini slices for 3-4 minutes on each side or until they are slightly charred.
- In a separate bowl, whisk together the chopped parsley, basil, mint, minced garlic, honey, lemon juice, white wine vinegar, and extra-virgin olive oil until the dressing is emulsified.
- Arrange the grilled zucchini slices on a serving plate, and drizzle the garlic and herb dressing over the top.
- Garnish with additional fresh herbs, if desired.
Serving size and recommended sides:
This delectable Garlic and Herb Grilled Zucchini Salad can serve up to 6 people comfortably as a side dish. It pairs wonderfully with grilled meats such as chicken, beef or fish; pasta dishes, sandwiches or even as the main course! To round out your meal, include some fresh bread and a green salad for maximum flavour – Bon Appétit!