Grilled Summer Squash

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There are so many wonderful things about summers in New York!  One of my favorites is camping and hiking.  It is so wonderful to take a step away from everything and enjoy the outdoors.

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On this particular camping trip I had to figure out how to feed three hungry men, but I wanted to fuel our trip with clean delicious food! Hence, grilled summer squash!

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This recipe is simple and perfect for over the open fire or on the grill.  If you are going to cook your summer squash over an open fire you want a good base of hot coals and a sturdy grate.
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You can also cook your summer squash over a grill.  I set my grill at medium high, with a temperature around 400 degrees.  In both cases I used my grill wok.

Make it your own:

  • Mix in some fresh zucchini (cut the same diameter for even cooking)
  • Add a few cloves of garlic for a zing
  • If you like spicy flavors sprinkle in some red pepper flakes
Grilled Summer Squash
Author: TheCleanCooks.com
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Serves: 4 servings
Ingredients
  • 2 summer squash
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • garlic salt (to taste)
  • pepper (to taste)
Instructions
  1. Slice summer squash in 1 inch thick rounds.
  2. Toss with olive oil, garlic salt, and pepper.
  3. Grill over medium high heat for 20 minutes until tender.

 

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