Grilled Yellow Squash and Onions with Goat Cheese and Oregano

closeup of grilled summer squash and onions with goat cheese and oregano on a plate.

Grilled yellow squash and onions topped with goat cheese and oregano is an easy, healthy and delicious summer side dish for using up that bounty of fresh summer squash! (gluten-free, nut-free)


  • 3 medium to large yellow squash
  • 1/2 medium white onion
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • Coarse sea salt
  • Freshly cracked black pepper
  • 2 tbsp fresh oregano leaves
  • 1/4 cup crumbled goat cheese


  1. Heat grill or grill pan to medium low heat.
  2. Slice squash crosswise into 1/2 inch thick rounds. Slice onion from root to tip into 1/2 inch pieces, leaving root end intact to keep onion slices together.
  3. Place squash and onions in a bowl and gently toss with olive oil. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Grill squash and onions until grill marks appear and vegetables are softened but not soggy, 3-5 minutes per side. Remove from heat.
  5. Place squash and onions on a serving platter. Top with oregano and crumbled goat cheese.


  • To make grilling even easier, you can grill the squash and onions in a vegetable basket or on the grill.

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