grilled zucchini salad recipe

Grilled Zucchini Salad With Citron Dressing

Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Course Side Dish
Servings 4 servings


  • 2 medium zucchini cut in half lengthwise
  • Somerset Ridge Grape Seed Oil
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tbsp dijon mustard
  • 1/4 cup Somerset Ridge Citron Wine
  • 2 tsp finely grated lemon zest
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley plus leaves for garnish
  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • Wedge Pecorino Romano for shaving
  • 2 tbsp toasted pine nuts
  • Fresh mint leaves torn


  • Heat the grill to high heat.
  • Brush the zucchini on both sides with Grape Seed oil and season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  • Grill for just about 8 minutes (until slightly charred and wilted), dice them into3/4 inch cubes then mound on a platter.
  • Whisk together the Citron wine, Dijon mustard, lemon zest, and salt and pepper, to taste, and parsley in a small bowl.
  • Slowly, whisk in the olive oil until emulsified.
  • Drizzle the vinaigrette over the zucchini and let it marinate for 15 minutes at room temperature.
  • Top with shaved cheese, pine nuts, parsley and mint leaves.