Grilled Zucchini with Grilled Garlic Scape Hummus & Tabouli 1


It’s zucchini season, and our CSA boxes are filled with an abundance of these tasty summer veggies and more! From zucchinis to garlic scapes, to greens, greens, and more greens – we couldn’t be happier with our awesome CSA boxes from our local organic farm.  We paired our CSA garlic scapes and parsley with the grilled zucchini for a tasty meal.  The grilled garlic scape hummus is a perfect complement to the fresh tabouli.  I would make the hummus for crackers and veggies too!  It was super tasty!  Please enjoy this recipe for our Grilled Zucchini with Grilled Garlic Scape Hummus & Tabouli, yum!

Grilled Zucchini with Grilled Garlic Scape Hummus & Tabouli

Grilled Zucchini

  • zucchini cut into 1/3″ planks
  • salt and peppered
  1. Grill about 5 minutes each side on medium-high heat.

Grilled Garlic Scape Hummus

  • 3-4 garlic scapes
  • 1 small garlic clove, minced
  • 1 can chickpeas, drained (reserve liquid) and rinsed
  • 6 T tahini
  • 2 T lemon juice, (grab our favorite juicer)
  • water and/or reserved liquid
  • salt and pepper to taste
  1. Lightly spray garlic scapes with oil, salt and pepper, and grill for 3-5 minutes per side over medium-high heat; chop and set aside with dry ingredients
  2. Place garlic scapes and garlic in the food processor and process until well minced, scraping down sides as needed.
  3. Add chickpeas, tahini, and lemon juice; pulse a few times and then process, scraping down sides as needed.
  4. With processor running, slowly add liquid to desired consistency.
  5. Process until smooth and creamy.

Super Grain Tabouli

  • 1 bunch of parsley, rough chopped
  • 2 C cooked grains
  • 1 C tomatoes, diced
  • scallions, finely sliced
  • 3 T lemon juice
  • red wine vinegar
  • chopped mint leaves
  • salt and pepper to taste
  1. Mix all ingredients; dress with red wine vinegar, salt, and pepper to taste

The Assembly

  1. Grilled zucchini
  2. Heaping pile of grilled garlic scape hummus
  3. Pile on the tabouli
  4. Snap a pic and share #veginspiredfoodies
  5. Enjoy this scrumptious treat – we had 3 each

We hope you enjoyed this tasty use of our CSA ingredients.  Grateful shout out to our local Organic CSA Farm: http://www.kretschmannfarm.com, Please support your local farms and shop local!

Enjoy your summer vegetables!

Live VegInspired!

XO, Kathy

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