Serve this simple side with flank steak or pasta for a filling and satisfying meal.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat a grill or grill pan over high. Clean and lightly oil hot grill. In a small measuring cup, combine buttermilk and 5 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil with white-wine vinegar. In a food processor, combine garlic, basil, and Parmesan and process until basil is finely chopped. Season with salt and pepper. With machine running, add buttermilk mixture in a slow, steady stream and process until dressing is smooth. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

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  • Toss zucchini with remaining tablespoon oil; season with salt and pepper. Grill zucchini (in batches if necessary) until lightly charred and tender, 4 to 6 minutes, flipping once. Transfer to a serving plate and drizzle with dressing.

Reviews (1)

42 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 10
  • 4 star values: 16
  • 3 star values: 12
  • 2 star values: 4
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: Unrated
07/13/2012
Dressing recipe as listed is twice more than needed- The dressing was easy to make & had a good tangy taste to it. I diverted from the recipe and used it to toss the zucchini in before grilling the zucchini. Once I'd flipped the zucchini on the grill, I drizzled it on the zucchini which added flavor and color. I drizzled the dressing on the zucchini again after on the grill and still had 1/2 of the recipe leftover. I'll use the recipe again, just less of it. It was also good on eggplant.