This simple Zucchini Roll-Up recipe makes a great side or snack with kid-friendly delivery of grownup taste profiles and healthy ingredients.Print
Grilled Zucchini Roll-Ups
3 zucchini, sliced lengthwise into 1/4-inch slices
1 tablespoon olive oil
Kosher salt, to taste
Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
1/4 cup ricotta cheese
2 tablespoons fresh parsley, finely chopped
2 tablespoons fresh basil, finely chopped
1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
- Discard the outermost slices of zucchini and brush the rest of the slices with the oil on both sides. Season with salt and pepper. Place on a preheated grill or grill pan for about 4 minutes on each side, or until tender.
- In a small bowl combine the ricotta cheese, parsley, basil and lemon juice, mashing with a fork.
- Put 1/2 teaspoon of the cheese mixture about 1/2-inch from the end of a zucchini slice. Roll up and place on a platter. Repeat with the rest of the zucchini slices.