Charred Squash Salad

In this weeks box (week 4 of summer CSA) we have a wonderful variety of warm weather veggies. On top of the watermelon, radish, and tomatoes, our box features beautiful yellow and patty pan squash. Here is a great recipe for the zucchini and squash in this weeks CSA box! Try it out and let us know how it tastes. Shoot, post your pictures online and tag @newsouthcoop. Happy Dinner!

Ingredients:
2 pounds assorted summer squash (such as zucchini and summer squash), halved lengthwise
1 large Vidalia onion, halved
Cooking spray
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, divided
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, divided
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1/2 cup torn fresh basil leaves
1/2 cup torn fresh mint leaves
1/2 cup fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves

Directions:
Preheat grill to high.
Coat cut sides of squash and onion with cooking spray; sprinkle evenly with 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Arrange squash and onion, cut side down, on grill; cover and grill 5 minutes. Rotate vegetables; cover and grill 3 minutes. Turn vegetables over; grill 2 minutes. Remove squash from grill. Continue grilling onion 4 minutes; remove from grill. Cool to room temperature.
Coarsely chop vegetables; place in a large bowl. Add remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt, remaining 1/4 teaspoon pepper, oil, and juice; toss to coat. Add basil, mint, and parsley; toss

 

ENJOY!