Grilled Squash with Piquant Sauce

This is a wonderful way to liven up those summer squashes. Slices are grilled with a seasoned bread crumb coating and then served with a dollop of sauce on each slice. An excellent side dish variety, especially for meals featuring grilled meat.

Original recipe makes 6 servings


1 yellow squash, cut into 1/4-inch slices
2 teaspoons olive oil, or as needed
1 cup seasoned bread crumbs
5 tablespoons mayonnaise
2 teaspoons plain yogurt
1 tablespoon taco sauce
1 teaspoon Asian chile paste
1/4 teaspoon paprika

  • PREP

    10 mins

  • COOK

    10 mins


    20 mins


  1. Preheat grill for medium heat and lightly oil the grate.
  2. Place squash in a bowl; drizzle with olive oil. Stir to coat. Place bread crumbs in a separate bowl; dredge squash in bread crumbs until well coated.
  3. Cook squash on preheated grill until browned, 2 to 3 minutes per side.
  4. Whisk mayonnaise, yogurt, taco sauce, chile paste, and paprika together in a bowl. Top each cooked squash slice with a dollop of mayonnaise mixture.


Calories: 184 kcal
Carbohydrates: 16.2 g
Cholesterol: 5 mg
Fat: 12 g
Fiber: 1.6 g
Protein: 3.3 g
Sodium: 441 mg