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Grilled Garlic Herb Summer Squash


  • 4 tablespoons olive oil, divided

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil

  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley leaves

  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

  • 3 medium summer squash (yellow or zucchini), cut diagonally into 1/2-inch-thick slices


  1. Preheat grill to medium high heat.

  2. In a small bowl, whisk together 3 tablespoons olive oil, garlic, basil and parsley; season with salt and pepper, to taste. Set aside.

  3. Brush zucchini and squash with remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil; season with salt and pepper, to taste.

  4. Add to grill in a single layer, and cook until charred on both sides and just beginning to soften, about 2 minutes per side.

  5. Drizzle lightly with olive oil mixture or serve the oil on the side for dipping!