Grilled Zucchini Recipe with Orange and Mint is a true taste of summer. Grilled zucchini and yellow squash are tossed in a refreshing orange mint vinaigrette with tomatoes and red onion for a fabulous summer salad!
Grilled Zucchini and Squash
Summer and grilled zucchini and yellow squash go hand in hand. Add in tomatoes and a splash of orange with fresh mint and summer just got a lot more delicious!
Now, if your garden is anything like mine it’s beginning to overflow with a multitude of fresh herbs and vegetables. Such an amazing time of year!
The colors are like a rainbow and the aroma of fresh flavors is filling the air!
Don’t have a garden of your own? Just head over to your local farmer’s market, take in nature’s array of bright colors and intoxicating fragrances, scoop up some zucchini, yellow squash, colorful tomatoes and a bunch of fresh mint and head home to your kitchen!
Now it’s time to fire up the grill! An easy vegetable side dish recipe, this tomato zucchini recipe is delicious, healthy and will be on your table in just minutes.
Our vegetable medley with a homemade Orange Mint Vinaigrette is a summer vegetable salad that’s filled with the colors of the rainbow! Summer vegetables are grilled then tossed in a citrus and fresh mint vinaigrette for a burst of fresh flavors!
You know there’s going to be “swirls of flavor” with every bite of this grilled summer vegetables medley!
Swirls of Flavor Recipe Tips
- Make with sweet onion, such as Vidalia
- Stir in chopped plum tomatoes in place of grape tomatoes
- Add fresh basil leaves
Ingredients you will need to make this recipe
- zucchini and/or yellow squash
- olive oil, divided
- red wine vinegar
- orange juice
- fresh mint
- orange zest
- kosher salt
- yellow and/or orange grape tomatoes
- red onion
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Grilled Zucchini Recipe with Orange and Mint
- 1 1/2 lbs. zucchini and/or yellow squash trimmed, sliced lengthwise
- 3 Tbs. olive oil divided
- 1 Tbs. red wine vinegar
- 1 Tbs. orange juice preferably fresh squeezed
- 1 Tbs. chopped fresh mint
- 1 tsp. orange zest
- 1/2 tsp. sugar
- 1/2 tsp. kosher salt
- 1/4 tsp. pepper
- 1 1/2 cups yellow and/or orange grape tomatoes halved lengthwise
- 1/4 cup minced red onion
- Preheat grill for direct-heat grilling.
- Brush both sides of zucchini and/or yellow squash with 2 Tbs. olive oil.
- Grill until tender, turning once. Cut into 1-inch pieces. Arrange on serving dish.
- In small bowl combine remaining 1 Tbs. olive oil, red wine vinegar, orange juice, mint, orange zest, sugar, kosher salt and pepper until blended.
- Stir in tomatoes and red onion, tossing until evenly coated.
- Arrange tomato mixture over zucchini and yellow squash.