Caprese Zucchini

Caprese Zucchini Recipe
Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Lindsey Lower
Caprese Zucchini gives a nod to the classic Caprese salad as an Italian-inspired topping for this summer veggie.

Yield:

Serves 4 (serving size: 4 zucchini slices, 2 tablespoons tomato mixture, and 1 tablespoon cheese)

Recipe from

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Nutritional Information

Calories 64
Fat 4.2 g
Satfat 1.2 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 0.0 g
Carbohydrate 0.0 g
Fiber 0.0 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.0 mg
Sodium 175 mg
Calcium 0.0 mg

Ingredients

2 medium zucchini, sliced
1/2 cup diced seeded tomato
2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
2 teaspoons olive oil
1 teaspoon red wine vinegar
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 ounce shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese (about 1/4 cup)

Preparation

Grill zucchini 2 minutes on each side.

Preheat broiler. Combine tomato, basil, olive oil, vinegar, salt, and pepper in a bowl. Arrange grilled zucchini on a foil-lined baking sheet; top evenly with tomato mixture and mozzarella cheese. Broil 2 minutes or until cheese melts.

Note:

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Hannah Klinger,

Cooking Light

June 2014
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