Caprese Zucchini

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 Cooking Light

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 64
  • Fat: 4.2g
  • Saturated fat: 1.2g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Protein: 0.0g
  • Carbohydrate: 0.0g
  • Fiber: 0.0g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 0.0mg
  • Sodium: 175mg
  • Calcium: 0.0mg

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

  1. Grill zucchini 2 minutes on each side.
  2. 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.
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