Pesto and Grilled Yellow Squash

Pesto and Grilled Yellow Squash


1/2 cup fresh basil – chopped
1 garlic clove – minced
1/4 cup toasted pine nuts
2 teaspoons of lemon juice
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 medium yellow squash sliced 1/4 inch thick
1 tablespoon parmesan cheese
canola oil


Mixing bowl


Pesto – In the mixing bowl mix the basil, pine nuts, olive oil, parmesan cheese, garlic and lemon juice. After mixing add salt to taste.

Cooking – Lightly coat the yellow squash in canola oil and salt and pepper each side. Place on grill and cook under slightly crisp (grill marks) on both sides. When done take off and put a spoon full of pesto on each slice.

This is a great side dish for both pasta and meat.

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