Grilled Zucchini with Feta and Pine Nuts {Just 81 Calories}

Grilled Zucchini with Feta and Pine Nuts

This healthy grilled zucchini recipe is just 81 calories for 1 1/2 cups. Plus this BBQ zucchini recipe can be made in just 10 minutes!

Topped with feta, pine nuts, parsley, and marinated in lemon and garlic… This easy zucchini recipe on the grill is packed full of flavor and low in calories.

Grilled Zucchini with Feta and Pine Nuts

Recipes with zucchini are healthy and delicious. We start with a flavor packed marinade for grilled zucchini, then top the easy zucchini recipes with cheese and nuts to add flavor and texture.

Learn how to cook zucchini on there grill, find a zero calorie zucchini marinade for grilling. And more in the sections on how to barbecue zucchini below.

This healthy grilled zucchini recipe is just 81 calories for 1 1/2 cups, and can be made in just 10 minutes…

Grilled Zucchini with Feta and Pine Nuts

This article will supply you with everything you need to make the best zucchini recipes.

From a shopping list, to a printable recipe card. You’ll even find low calorie tips on zucchini seasoning and cooking, and a nutrition label in the sections below.

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These summer zucchini recipes are quick (just 10 minutes!) and easy. To make this BBQ zucchini recipe even easier, we have supplied you with the following sections…

What You’ll Find in this Article:

  • Ingredients for Grilled Zucchini Slices Recipe (shopping list!)
  • How to Cook Zucchini on the Grill
  • Grilled Zucchini with Feta and Pine Nuts (recipe card!)
  • Nutrition and Calories in Grilled Zucchini Squash

Helpful Tip for Shopping: Take a screenshot of the shopping list to your phone. This way you have it at your fingertips the next time you go grocery shopping.

Recipe Card Uses: You can email yourself this recipe card so you can easily search for it (I have a folder in email just for recipes!) Or print it so you have it handy, and can make notes. You can even pin this recipe for grilled zucchini slices to Pintrest so it is safely stored for you.

Up next, a shopping list for grilled zucchini slices…

Ingredients for Grilled Zucchini Slices Recipe

Learn how to season zucchini on the grill without adding extra calories or fat, in these low calorie BBQ cooking tips…

Low Calorie Cooking Tips for the Best Ever Zucchini Recipe:

  • Use Olive oil spray instead of butter or oil… Instead of a heavy drizzle, or soaking the zucchini slices in oil, we lightly coat the grill with a fine mist of olive oil, saving 100’s of calories and lots of fat.
  • Marinate the zucchini in lemon juice and garlic… to help boost flavor without adding excess calories.
  • Add crunch with healthy pine nuts… all while adding protein and complexity to the grilled zucchini recipe.
Grilled Zucchini with Feta and Pine Nuts

Shopping List for BBQ Zucchini Recipes:

  • Garlic 
  • Lemon
  • Salt and pepper
  • Zucchinis
  • Olive oil spray
  • Feta cheese 
  • Pine nuts
  • Fresh parsley

Special Tip: You can find all the measurements in the recipe card below. There you can choose how many servings of zucchini on the grill you want to make, and it will do all the measurement math for you! All of the ingredients for grilled squash and zucchini recipes can be doubled or tripled with the click of a button.

Up next, how long to grill zucchini on the barbecue…

How to Cook Zucchini on the Grill

Learn how to grill zucchini and squash in this helpful how to guide. And find some extra helpful equipment to make your zucchini recipes easy to make.

Equipment for Cooking Zucchini on the Grill:

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How to Grill Zucchini:

  1. To a gallon freezer bag, or medium bowl, combine the garlic, lemon juice, salt and pepper.
  2. Add the zucchini slices to the marinade, and let sit while you preheat the grill.
  3. Heat the grill medium high heat, and spray with olive oil.
  4. Add zucchini in a single layer and grill until charred on both sides, about 2 minutes each side.
  5. Move to a large plate, sprinkle with feta, pine nuts, and parsley. And serve hot.

Special Tip: You can find these directions, along with measurements, nutrition and more in the sharable recipe card in the next section!

Up next, a sharable recipe card for a healthy zucchini side dish…

Grilled Zucchini with Feta and Pine Nuts

This easy grilled zucchini recipe is just 81 calories for 1.5 cups and is packed full of flavor.

If you want to make this zucchini recipe vegan, simply swap out the feta for your favorite hard vegan cheese.

Grilled Zucchini with Feta and Pine Nuts

The Best Ever Zucchini Recipe (Grilled and Low Calorie)

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This grilled zucchini recipe is just 81 calories for about 1 1/2 cups!
Topped with feta, pine nuts and parsley, this marinated grilled zucchini is easy, delicious, and impressive.
Marinated grilled zucchini slices recipe is packed full of flavor, with lots of lemon, garlic. Plus salty feta and crunchy pine nuts… You'll want to make this recipe for zucchini weekly.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4 servings
Calories 81 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cloves of garlic minced
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 medium zucchinis cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices
  • Olive oil spray
  • 2 tablespoons feta cheese crumbled
  • 2 tablespoons pine nuts
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

Instructions
 

  • To a gallon freezer bag, or medium bowl, combine the garlic, lemon juice, salt and pepper.
  • Add the zucchini slices to the marinade, and let sit while you preheat the grill.
  • Heat the grill medium high heat, and spray with olive oil.
  • Add zucchini in a single layer and grill until charred on both sides, about 2 minutes each side.
  • Move to a large plate, sprinkle with feta, pine nuts, and parsley. And serve hot.

Nutrition

Serving: 1.5cupsCalories: 81kcalCarbohydrates: 9.4gProtein: 4gFat: 4.5gSaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 4mgSodium: 364mgPotassium: 580mgFiber: 2.9gSugar: 4.1gCalcium: 63mgIron: 1mg
Keyword BBQ, Side Dish, squash
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Up next, nutrition and calories in zucchini BBQ recipes…

Nutrition and Calories in Grilled Zucchini Squash

Most barbecue zucchini recipes are packed full of fat and calories, because of all the butter or oil.

We were able to cut the calories and the fat, and double the serving size. Thanks to our low calorie cooking tricks (see above!)

Make sure to check out the low calorie BBQ recipes in the next section…

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