Grilled Zucchini (Naturally Gluten Free)

If you’re a zucchini lover or just tired of the same old veggies, you must try this grilled zucchini recipe. If you enjoy a bit more heat or kick, dash on cayenne pepper, too.

Grilled Zucchini (Naturally Gluten Free)


Yield: Serves 3 - 4

Grilled Zucchini (Naturally Gluten Free)

This grilled zucchini recipe is extremely flavorful and allows you add additional heat if desired.


  • 2 medium zucchini sliced lengthwise into 1/4-inch thick
  • 2 Tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper (or less, to your liking)
  • 1/16 teaspoon cayenne powder (optional for heat)


  1. Preheat the grill to medium-high.
  2. Combine oil, garlic powder, salt, pepper, and cayenne, if using.
  3. Baste the zucchini with this mixture and set aside on a plate.
  4. Place on the grill, avoiding edges that do not get hot enough. Grill for 5-7 minutes on each side or until tender when poked with a fork in several places. Serve hot.

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