Grilled Corn and Zucchini Salad

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This grilled corn and zucchini salad is fresh, fast, and bursting with flavor! Only a few simple ingredients are needed to make this delicious summer salad.

Prep Time 10 minutes | Cook Time 15 minutes | Total Time 25 minutes

grilled corn zucchini salad


  • 2 small-to-medium zucchini cut into quarters lengthwise
  • 4 cobs of corn husked 
  • Olive oil
  • Italian seasoning
  • Salt & pepper
  • Juice of 1/2 lime
  • 1 avocado diced
  • 1 tablespoon red onion chopped finely


  1. Preheat grill to high. 
  2. Coat the zucchini and corn in olive oil. Sprinkle lightly with Italian seasoning and salt & pepper. 
  3. Grill the corn for about 10-12 minutes, turning every few minutes until you’ve got nice char marks. Grill the zucchini for about 6 minutes total, turning every 2 minutes or so. We use a gas BBQ with the lid down. 
  4. Let the zucchini and corn cool for a while. Meanwhile, chop the onion and avocado. 
  5. Cut the zucchini into smaller pieces, and cut the kernels off the cob (I like to do this in a large bowl so the kernels don’t fly everywhere). Toss the corn and zucchini with the lime juice, avocado, and onion. Season with extra salt, pepper, and additional olive oil and/or lime juice if desired. Enjoy immediately or chill the salad for a while if you want it really cold. 

Recipe Notes

  • Please note that every BBQ/grill/grill pan will vary. We use a gas BBQ. Adjust cooking time as needed to achieve your desired doneness. 
  • If making this recipe ahead, cut up and add the avocado in just prior to serving to avoid it browning. 

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