Grilled Zucchini Salad

Zucchini is having a moment. It’s that time of year when it’s literally coming out of everyone ears. Not mine because I have a black thumb and can’t keep a garden to save my life… but everyone else I know is rocking the zucchini like whoa! So there’s a Grilled Zucchini Salad to celebrate!

Grilled Zucchini Salad

And if you have a black thumb like me, just grab some at the market and pretend that you grew it. No one will know the difference, promise!

Also – a big thank you to everyone who filled out the What’s Gaby Cooking survey last week!! If you didn’t – there’s still time. you’ll be seeing your requests in the coming months ☺

Until then… ZUCCHINI SALAD FOR EVERYONE!!

Grilled Zucchini Salad

Grilled Zucchini Salad

Ingredients

    For the Salad
  • 2-3 cups market lettuce
  • 1 pound assorted summer squash
  • 1/2 cup heirloom cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/3 cup crumbled goat cheese
  • fresh basil
  • fresh mint
  • For the Balsamic Vinaigrette
  • 1 garlic clove, finely minced
  • 1/2 shallot, finely minced
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/8 cup balsamic vinegar
  • Kosher salt and freshly cracked black pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Prepare an indoor or outdoor grill over medium high heat.
  2. To make the dressing, combine all the ingredients in a small bowl and whisk together until evenly combined. Dress the salad with 1/2 of the vinaigrette and taste. Add more vinaigrette if needed otherwise reserve the remaining vinaigrette for a later use.
  3. Cut summer squash into 1 inch pieces. Brush the summer squash with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Grill for 3-4 minutes on each side until grill marks are present. Remove from the grill and brush the grilled zucchini with a bit of the balsamic vinaigrette. Set aside.
  4. On a platter, arrange the lettuce, grilled squash, cherry tomatoes and herbs. Top with the goat cheese and drizzle with the balsamic vinaigrette. Serve immediately.
https://whatsgabycooking.com/grilled-zucchini-salad/

Photo by Matt Armendariz / Food Styling by Adam Pearson / Recipe by What’s Gaby Cooking

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21 Comments

  1. This is so pretty, and the perfect use for the zucchini that my mom keeps bringing over (and over and over) from her garden. Plus I will eat just about anything with goat cheese in it. 🙂 Yum!

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