Tuscan Grilled Zucchini and Summer Squash

By on August 1, 2015

Tuscan Grilled Zucchini & Summer Squash

Enjoy this Italy inspired Tuscan Grilled Zucchini and Summer Squash that is sure to help everyone enjoy their summer cookout.


  • 2 zucchini, cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 3 summer squash, cut into 1” cubes
  • 2 red onions
  • 5 garlic cloves, minced
  • 4 sprigs rosemary, chopped
  • 1/2 tablespoon crushed red chile flakes
  • 1 sprig oregano, chopped
  • 3 lemons
  • 1/2 cup red wine vinegar
  • 2 cups extra-virgin olive oil
  • To Taste salt & pepper
  • Sturdy skewers, soaked in hot water for an hour if wooden


  • Make Marinade: combine garlic, herbs, chile flake, lemon juce and zest, and vinegar in a mixing bowl.
  • Whisk in oil.
  • Place zucchini and squash into a lage resealable plastic bag, pour marinade over and seal. Allow to marinate at least 30 min, preferably for a few hours.
  • Preheat grill to high.
  • Remove zucchini and squash from marinade and skewer.
  • Cut unpeeled onions in half and place on grill, turning occasionally. Allow to char on outside.
  • Remove and place into a bowl, covered with plastic wrap to steam.
  • Grill skewers until tender, 5-6 minutes total, turning occasionally.
  • Peel and slice onions.
  • Pull zucchini and squash off skewers, toss with onion, season with salt and pepper.
  • Serve.