Grilled Parmesan Zucchini Snack

June 14, 2019 By: Comments
Tagged: Healthy Healthy. Summer Dinner Summer Dinner. Low-Fat Low-Fat. Pesto Pesto. Nuts Nuts. Vegetables Vegetables. Zucchini Sides Zucchini Sides. Healthy Lunch Healthy Lunch. 30 Minutes or Less 30 Minutes or Less. Hot Appetizers Hot Appetizers. Garlic Garlic. Healthy Dinner Healthy Dinner. Appetizers & Snacks Appetizers & Snacks. Produce Produce. Vegetable Sides Vegetable Sides. Snacks Snacks. Grilled Grilled. Vegetable Appetizers Vegetable Appetizers. Snack Time Snack Time. Healthy Snacks Healthy Snacks. Zucchini Zucchini.
15 Minutes
5 Minutes
8 - 12
Looking for low-sodium snack ideas for summer? Grill up this easy zucchini recipe with Parmesan pesto for a healthy summer dish, snack, or appetizer!


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  1. Add basil leaves, garlic, and pine nuts to a food processor and pulse until well-mixed.
  2. Slowly pour in the 1/2 cup olive oil and the Parmesan cheese and then pulse again until pesto becomes thick.
  3. Add salt and black pepper, to taste.
  4. Cut the zucchini lengthwise into thin slices.
  5. Brush lightly with olive oil, then season lightly with salt and black pepper.
  6. For about 1 minute per side, grill zucchinis until marked on both sides and tender; remove and cool.
  7. With about 1 teaspoon of pesto, spread on 1 side of each grilled zucchini slice.
  8. Roll zucchini up and secure it with a toothpick.
  9. Repeat with remaining zucchini.
  10. Serve and enjoy!