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The best grilled yellow squash recipe.

Grilled Yellow Squash

  • Author: Erin Jensen
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 2-4 servings 1x
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Grill
  • Cuisine: American


Grilled Yellow Squash – an easy step-by-step tutorial on how to make grilled yellow squash! A delicious and easy side dish!


  • 12 yellow squash
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • kosher salt
  • ground black pepper


  1. Preheat grill heat to 450 degrees F.
  2. Cut the ends off the squash and slice it lengthwise in 1/2 inch slices.
  3. Place on large plate or baking sheet, drizzle with olive oil, and use hands to massage it in.
  4. Lightly sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  5. Grill on direct, medium-high heat for approximately 2 minutes per side.
  6. Remove from grill with tongs and serve immediately.


  • Aim for under-cooking: It is recommended to err on the side of under-cooking the squash as opposed to over-cooking!  No one likes mushy squash!
  • Storage: place leftovers in an airtight container and store in refrigerator for 2-3 days.

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