Sundried Tomato and Basil Stuffed Grilled Zucchini

Shanthi Appelo
Shanthi Appelo

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These savory roll-ups are easy to make and are loaded with nutrients. Zucchini slices are grilled until grill marks appear and softened for rolling. They’re then filled with a mixture of ricotta, sundried tomato, fresh basil and lemon. Serve these right away as these are best enjoyed fresh.

Total Time:

30 minutes

Prep Time:

15 minutes

Cooking Difficulty:


Serving Amount
  • 2 zucchini

  • spray oil

  • 34 cup ricotta cheese

  • 13 cup julienne cut sundried tomatoes in oil diced

  • 14 cup basil, shredded

  • 2 tsp. lemon juice

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • toothpicks for securing rolls

  • Step 1

    Heat a grill to medium-high.

  • Step 2

    Wash and dry zucchini, then slice zucchini vertically, about ¼-inch.

  • Step 3

    Spray zucchini slices generously with spray oil. Once grill is hot, add zucchini and grill on each side for 2-3 minutes, or until grill marks appear. Set aside.

  • Step 4

    In a bowl, add ricotta cheese, diced sundried tomatoes and 1 Tbsp. of the oil, basil and lemon juice. Mix well, then a little salt and pepper at a time to taste preference.

  • Step 5

    On the flat of the zucchini, spread about 2 Tbsp. of the mixture. Roll up and secure with a toothpick. Serve and enjoy!

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