A close up of grilled veggies with pesto, parsley and toasted pine nuts including zucchini, yellow squash and carrots for a 15 minute grilled veggies with pesto recipe

15 Minute Grilled Veggies with Pesto

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
There's nothing quite like learning how to cook vegetables on the grill. The smoky flavor isn't the only good thing, grilled veggies are easy and healthy. Try our 15 Minute Grilled Veggies with Pesto!


  • 2 Zucchini sliced
  • 2 Large Carrots sliced on the diagonal
  • 2 Yellow Squash sliced
  • Olive Oil
  • Salt and Pepper
  • 1/3 Cup Pine Nuts
  • 1 Cup Fresh Pesto click for the link to our favorite recipe


  • Heat the grill to high heat.
  • Place the pine nuts in a pan over medium heat, swirling the pan occasionally until the pine nuts are toasted. Remove to a plate.
  • Prepare the veggies and place on a large cookie sheet. Add a drizzle of olive oil all over the veggies, a sprinkle of salt (we prefer Kosher salt for grilling) and a dash of pepper. Toss to coat.
  • Add the veggies to the grill being careful to not drop any between the grates.
  • Turn the grill to medium heat and cook for 1-2 minutes, and flip.
  • Cook for an additional 2-3 minutes or until tender.
  • Remove from the grill and place on a large serving platter.
  • Drizzle with pesto and pine nuts and extra salt and pepper if needed.
  • Serve immediately
Nutrition Facts
15 Minute Grilled Veggies with Pesto
Amount Per Serving (1 Cup)
Calories 108 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 10mg0%
Potassium 580mg17%
Carbohydrates 8g3%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 392IU8%
Vitamin C 34mg41%
Calcium 30mg3%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.