Adventures in Healthier Eating with 2 Kids and a Picky Husband

Lemon Thyme Grilled Zucchini Portobello

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I bought a package of Portobello in hopes that it would inspire me. I’ve been falling into a cooking rut lately. Managing a household with an infant, a 1st grader, and a man child is wearing me down to say the least.

Tonight I sought some refuge in the kitchen.

Correction… on the grill.

I made the boys burgers and had fun with my Portobello mushroom. The only thing I did wrong… making one.

Lemon Thyme Grilled Zucchini Portobello It came out fantastic! “Meaty” and flavorful and totally hit the spot.

Here’s what I did…

  • 1 large Portobello mushroom
  • 6 slices of zucchini
  • A few rings of sweet green chile (bell pepper would work)
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • juice of 1/2 lemon (about 1 tbsp)
  • 1/2 tsp dried thyme
  • pinch of kosher salt and Black Pepper
  • 1/2 ounce of munster cheese

Clean and prepare the the mushroom, zucchini, and pepper.

Lemon Thyme Grilled Zucchini Portobello  - step 1

Whisk the oil, lemon juice, thyme, salt and pepper to make the marinade.

Lemon Thyme Grilled Zucchini Portobello  - step 2

Toss all the veggies into the marinade.

Lemon Thyme Grilled Zucchini Portobello  - step 3

Grill everything over a medium flame, turning the zucchini once.

Lemon Thyme Grilled Zucchini Portobello  - step 5

After about 10 minutes flip the mushroom. Pour any remaining marinade into the cap and then layer the grilled zucchini and peppers on top.

Lemon Thyme Grilled Zucchini Portobello  - step 4

Top with the cheese cook for another minute or two to melt.


Approx Nutritional Information per serving
Servings Amt per Serving
1 entire recipe
Calories Fat Fiber WWPs
125 9g 2g old: 3 new: 3
Sugar Sat Fat Carbs Protein
3g 3g 7g 6g

See other recipes using: portabello mushroom, thyme, zucchini

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    Brandy Jo

    August 12, 2011

    That looks AMAZING!!! Can't wait to try this one out!!


    August 12, 2011

    looks great you need a grill basket so your food won't fall through. that happens to me all the time. Check out qvc

    Mimi Wan

    August 15, 2011

    You have inspired me to try portabello mushrooms and the sandwich thins. This looks wonderful. I also have to say that your early recipe for spaghetti squash is a fall favorite. Thanks so much for trying new things and showing them on your blog!

    Brandy Jo

    August 18, 2011

    I made this for lunch today and it is sooooo good!! I used poblano peppers instead though. Thanks for another amazing recipe Roni!!!


    August 27, 2011

    Sooo good is the theme here. Instead of green or sweet chilies, i used banana peppers and laughing cow cheese. Slid it all on a sandwich thin.