Grilled Summer Squash with Feta

Grilled Summer Squash with tons of feta and my fav lemon vinaigrette is the new side dish of summer!

Grilled Summer Squash with Feta from (@whatsgabycookin)

It’s about that time of the year when my mom calls / send pics of the 2394823458029 zucchini that she harvests on a daily basis. Zucchini season is coming and it’s a little overwhelming. Like what on earth is she supposed to do with those MASSIVE summer squashes?!? I’ve figured out an easy solution: Grilled Summer Squash.

There comes a point every summer when we’re all up to our ears in zucchini and yellow summer squash. And one can only eat zucchini noodles so many days in a row… So I came up with this super-simple preparation, which is really the quintessential summer side. I throw the tender veggies on the grill for a quick sear, toss in some fresh feta and fresh herbs, and drizzle the whole shebang with Lemon-Champagne Vinaigrette. Grilled Summer Squash is ready to go! 

Grilled Summer Squash with Feta from (@whatsgabycookin)

P.S. It’s SO SO SO important that you buy the the sheet of feta that come in the brine versus the pre-crumbled kind—it’ll change your life. They’re available at all grocery stores – right by the burrata and fresh mozzarella. Just grab a container, take a sheet of feta out the brine and then crumble it up as needed. It’s the easiest swap from the pre-crumbled kind and it will make all the difference in the world! Promise. 

Grilled Summer Squash



  1. Preheat a grill over medium-high heat. Combine the first 6 ingredients in a bowl; toss well to coat. Arrange squash in a single layer on the grill and grill for 5 minutes total, turning halfway through.
  2. Once grill marks appear on both sides and the squash is cooked, remove from the grill and transfer to a serving platter. Crumble the sheet of feta on top, sprinkle with fresh mint and basil leaves and drizzle with the vinaigrette. Adjust salt and pepper as needed and serve immediately.


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