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Grilled Zucchini Spears with Mint

Mint brightens up this ubiquitous summer vegetable and lends an extra touch of garden-fresh flavor.

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  • Servings: 4
Grilled Zucchini Spears with Mint

Photography: Tara Donne

Source: Martha Stewart Living, July 2010


  • 2 large zucchini, halved and cut into spears
  • Extra-virgin olive oil, for drizzling
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons small mint leaves
  • Garnish: mint sprigs


  1. Heat grill to high. Drizzle zucchini with oil, and season with salt and pepper. Grill zucchini, turning often, until cooked through, 4 to 6 minutes. Transfer to a platter. Drizzle with oil, and sprinkle with mint leaves. Garnish with mint sprigs.


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