Get the grill ready and make these delicious Grilled Zucchini Spears. This is the perfect side dish to try for Summer that is easy, tasty and budget friendly. Give it a try!
Grilled Zucchini Spears
If you loved our Grilled Zucchini Foil Packs Recipe then you will love this recipe for Grilled Zucchini Spears. It is a must try for Summer and we actually enjoy it year round.
Zucchini is such an inexpensive veggie and the grill really takes the flavor up a notch. In just a few minutes, you can enjoy the best grilled zucchini.
If you are eating low carb, try Grilled Zucchini Spears. They are so yummy that you won’t miss the carbs.
My kids even love this recipe and they can be picky. 🙂 It is a hit with everyone!
What does grilled zucchini taste like?
It has a different flavor – it is crunchy on the outside and nice and soft on the inside. It is simply delicious!
In fact, we just threw some on this weekend and my daughter yelled “YAH, we are having grilled zucchini!” That has to say something to you have a 3 year old gets excited about zucchini! 😉
Regardless, zucchini is cheap right now, so you need to throw some on the grill! Once you try it, you will make it all summer long!
This is one of our favorite veggies to throw on the grill. It is that good!
What do you need for this Grilled Zucchini Recipe?
- Fresh Zucchini
- Salt, pepper and any seasoning you want to use
- Non stick spray or olive oil
- A Grill!
How to grill zucchini:
Fire up the grill and slice your zucchini into long spears.
This is the easiest side dish ever! Make sure each piece is well coated in olive oil or cooking spray and seasoned thoroughly.
How long to grill zucchini:
Zucchini cooks very quickly so make sure not to leave it too long. You don’t want it to turn to mush.
In less than 10 minutes, your family can enjoy a delicious and healthy side dish!
Keep reading for the full recipe.
Do you grill zucchini with the skin on?
We do! It adds a nice crunch on the outside and we love the flavor. You can certainly peel the zucchini if you prefer it without the skin though.
Try these easy grilled zucchini seasoning ideas:
- Just salt and pepper with garlic salt – my favorite!
- Garlic salt and italian seasoning
- Salt with Creole seasoning (it adds a kick!)
- Sprinkle with some teriyaki sauce with garlic salt (Yum!)
What can I serve with Grilled Zucchini Spears:
- Grilled Chicken Kabob Recipe
- Grilled Bacon Wrapped Chicken Recipe
- Garlic Parmesan Grilled Shrimp Recipe
- Lemon Pepper Grilled Tilapia
- Grilled Mahi Mahi (Ready in 15 minutes)
We also like to chop up the zucchini after it is grilled and add it to pasta salad. The grilled veggies tastes amazing in the pasta.
How are you going to cook grilled zucchini spears? Enjoy!
You seriously can’t go wrong however you decide to cook the zucchini spears. They are flavorful and delicious.
I love when I find something that does not bust the budget and everyone loves. Plus, it is so easy to fix.
This is perfect for large families or if you need to feed a crowd. Put some of these zucchini spears on the grill and you will have the perfect side dish for your Summer BBQ’s.
In as little as 3-4 minutes on each side, you will have perfectly grilled zucchini every time. If I am in a hurry, I just season with salt and olive oil.
It is easy and delicious. I also love balsamic vinegar or lemon juice. Add a dash of garlic powder and so good.
We love grilled zucchini. Sometimes, we add in a little squash with the zucchini and so good.
I love to use what we have because it saves money and time. This really helps to keep the budget reasonable.
Grilled zucchini recipe is healthy and delicious!
Try this easy recipe and let us know how you like it. I bet your entire family will really love it.
We just love to grill. It is so easy and the flavor is like none other on the grill.
This is one of our favorite veggies on the grill. You can easily flavor it with whatever you have on hand.
Switch things up and try different seasonings to get a new flavor each time. Zucchini is one of those dishes that you just can’t go wrong with.
Try Grilled zucchini spears for a frugal and easy side dish!
Zucchini is so plentiful in the summer and makes for the perfect side dish on the grill. You can get this veggie for very little and it is so healthy too.
Even during the non summer months, it is very reasonable and inexpensive. We love recipes that are budget friendly and taste amazing.
The grill makes this recipe super easy and I love keeping my kitchen clean. It always amazes me that the kids don’t complain about eating their veggies when they are grilled.
No need to heat up your kitchen when you can grill delicious recipes like this. Yum!
This is going to be a hit for sure!
Print this Grilled Zucchini Recipe below:
Get the grill ready and make these delicious Grilled Zucchini Spears. This is the perfect side dish to try for Summer that is easy, tasty and frugal.
- 3 Fresh Zucchini
- 1/2 tsp Salt pepper and any seasoning you want to use
- 1/2 tsp Non stick spray or olive oil
- A Grill!
Heat up your grill or cook whatever you are going to be eating for dinner.
Slice your zucchini into long spears.
Spray with non stick spray or drizzle with olive oil.
Sprinkle Seasoning over it (I love any kind of seasoning on my zucchini)
Lay directly on the grill (directly over the flames -if you are using a gas grill, you want to turn it down a bit)
Allow it to cook for about 5 minutes on one side. Then flip and cook for another 5 minutes.
You know they are ready to flip when they have pretty grill lines.
That is it - in 10 minutes, you have a healthy and frugal side dish!