Grilled Zucchini with Feta Cheese

Grilled Zucchini with Feta Cheese
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Grilling is a quick and healthy way to eat more veggies. This recipe is simply delicious and an easy side that can be added to any meal. If you have any leftovers from this recipe, the grilled zucchini would go great in a breakfast omelet the next day.

  • Prep time
    5 min
  • Cook time
    10 min
  • Servings
    6 Servings
  • Serving size
    1 zucchini half
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

6 Servings

  • Serving Size
    1 zucchini half
  • Amount per serving Calories 45

  • Total Fat 3g
    • Saturated Fat 0.8g
    • Trans Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 80mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 3g
    • Dietary Fiber 1g
    • Total Sugars 2g
    • Added Sugars 0g
  • Protein 2g
  • Potassium 260mg
  • Phosphorus 55mg

Choices/Exchanges: 1 Nonstarchy vegetable, 1/2 Fat



  • zucchini (split in half lengthwise (ends trimmed))
  • olive oil
    1 tbsp
  • reduced-fat crumbled feta cheese
    1/4 cup


  1. Preheat the grill to medium-high.

  2. Drizzle the olive oil evenly over the zucchini halves. Grill the zucchini 4-5 minutes per side, until tender.

  3. Remove the zucchini from the grill and sprinkle each with feta cheese.

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    This was very different for me. I wasn’t sure what to expect but I was pleasantly surprised. Will definitely be making it again.