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Categories: Grilled, Vegetables, Vegetarian

Grilled Zucchini Slices With Thyme

This menu of grilled food is fun for summer entertaining because it puts you shoulder-to-shoulder with your guests--you don't have to hide in the kitchen. Start with pizza slices for appetizers. To grill them, set up an assembly line with ... Read more

Total time: 20 minutes | Serves 8
Note: Use small, not baby, zucchini.
  • 4 small zucchini
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon coarse salt
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • 2 teaspoons fresh thyme leaves

Step 1Prepare a hot fire.

Step 2Cut the zucchini into 1/3-inch diagonal slices about 2 inches long. Toss the zucchini with the oil in a bowl. Add salt and pepper to taste and toss until well mixed.

Step 3Grill the zucchini slices until well marked, about 2 minutes. Use tongs to flip them over; cook until just tender but not soft, about 1 to 2 minutes longer depending on the heat.

Step 4To serve, return the grilled slices to the bowl. Toss with the thyme. Taste; adjust the seasoning. Serve warm.

Each serving:
49 calories; 296 mg sodium; 0 cholesterol; 5 grams fat; 1 gram saturated fat; 1 gram carbohydrates; 0 protein; 0.39 gram fiber.
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