Grilled Parmesan Zucchini Snack


June 14, 2019 By:
Tagged: Low-Fat Low-Fat. Pesto Pesto. Zucchini Sides Zucchini Sides. Hot Appetizers Hot Appetizers. Nuts Nuts. Garlic Garlic. Healthy Dinner Healthy Dinner. Produce Produce. Vegetable Sides Vegetable Sides. Snacks Snacks. Snack Time Snack Time. Grilled Grilled. Healthy Snacks Healthy Snacks. Zucchini Zucchini. Appetizers Appetizers. Healthy Healthy. Summer Dinner Summer Dinner. Vegetables Vegetables. Time Savers Time Savers. Healthy Lunch Healthy Lunch. 30 Minutes or Less 30 Minutes or Less. Appetizers & Snacks Appetizers & Snacks. Vegetable Appetizers Vegetable Appetizers. 15-30 minutes 15-30 minutes.
Prep:
15 Minutes
Cook:
5 Minutes
Serves:
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!

Ingredients

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Directions

  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!