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Grilled Zucchini and White Bean Salad Recipe

This simple side is so impressive, your friends will think it took longer than 30 minutes to make.
Grilled Zucchini and White Bean Salad Recipe

"Serves at least 8 (or 2 stoned greedy bastards like me)."

Servings: 6
Prep time: 10 minutes
Total time: 30 minutes


5-6 medium zucchini, halved lengthwise
5 tablespoons olive oil
kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
15 anchovies, minced
2 tablespoons apple cider or sherry vinegar
4 lemons, zested
2 (14-ounce|400-gram) cans cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
3 shallots, sliced very very fucking thinly
5 radishes, thinly sliced
a handful each basil, mint, parsley, and oregano, roughly chopped


  1. The trick to this dish is to cook it on charcoal embers after you've already cooked a couple of other dishes. Toss the zucchini with 3 tablespoons of olive oil, salt, and pepper and place on the embers. Cook until charred but still slightly raw, about 2 to 3 minutes.
  2. Transfer to a cutting board and cut into 1-inch pieces, the transfer to a large bowl with the remaining ingredients. Toss well to combine and season with salt and pepper.

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