Grilled Zucchini Ribbon Roll-Ups

This smoky, cheesy appetizer can be off the grill and on your party platters in less than half an hour.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 6

2
small zucchini
2
tablespoons olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste
1/2
cup garlic-and-herbs spreadable cheese (from 4- or 6.5-oz container)
1
cup small cherry tomatoes

  • 1 Cut zucchini into long thin ribbons. Drizzle with oil; sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • 2 Heat grill pan over medium heat. Add zucchini ribbons. Cook until golden-brown grill marks form on both sides. Remove from pan; cool completely.
  • 3 Spoon about 1 teaspoon cheese on top of each cherry tomato. Wrap zucchini ribbon around tomato and cheese; secure with toothpick.

Expert Tips

For extra flavor, drizzle 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar over the roll-ups just before serving.

These roll-ups make a terrific appetizer for a neighborhood barbecue, girls’ night out party or weekend potluck.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
110
(
Calories from Fat
90),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
170mg
170%;
Total Carbohydrate
3g
3%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
10%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.