Grilled Zucchini Caprese Sandwiches

Photo: Levi Brown; Styling: Angharad Bailey

The fresh flavors in this Grilled Zucchini Caprese Sandwich recipe will leave you wanting more. One online reviewer claims, "These sandwiches came together quickly and won over the crowd. The zucchini was so flavorful with the garlic and oil. I wouldn't make any changes to the recipe! (served with chips and fresh veggies for lunch)"

Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 sandwich)
Total:
Recipe from Cooking Light

More From Cooking Light

Recipe Time

Hands On: 15 Minutes
Total: 15 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 343
  • Fat: 16.8g
  • Saturated fat: 6.6g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 8g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1.3g
  • Protein: 15.4g
  • Carbohydrate: 35.3g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Cholesterol: 33.6mg
  • Iron: 2.3mg
  • Sodium: 722mg
  • Calcium: 229mg

Ingredients

  • 1 medium zucchini, trimmed and cut lengthwise into 6 slices
  • 4 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 (2-ounce) ciabatta rolls, split and toasted
  • 8 large fresh basil leaves
  • 1 medium tomato, thinly sliced
  • 6 ounces fresh mozzarella cheese, thinly sliced

Preparation

  1. 1. Heat a large grill pan over medium-high heat. Place zucchini in a shallow dish. Add 2 teaspoons oil and garlic; toss to coat. Arrange zucchini in grill pan; cook 2 minutes on each side or until grill marks appear. Cut each zucchini piece in half crosswise. Return zucchini to shallow dish. Drizzle with vinegar. Sprinkle with salt and black pepper.
  2. 2. Brush bottom halves of rolls with the remaining 2 teaspoons oil. Top evenly with zucchini, basil, tomatoes, and mozzarella.
  3. 3. Brush cut side of roll tops with remaining liquid from shallow dish, and place on sandwiches. Heat the sandwiches in pan until warm.
My Notes

Only you will be able to view, print, and edit this note.

Add Note

Grilled Zucchini Caprese Sandwiches Recipe at a Glance
advertisement
  1. Enter at least one ingredient

Find out what we've got cooking...

Weekly Specials
Get our Free Weekly Specials Newsletter filled with our favorite recipes, seasonal menus, and special features.
We Respect Your Privacy. Privacy Policy