Zucchini Ricotta Roll-Ups

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 10 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

Ingredients

1
medium zucchini
1/2
cup ricotta cheese
Grated peel of 1 lemon
1
tablespoon chopped fresh basil leaves
Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
Olive oil
4
fresh basil leaves

Directions

Directions

  • 1 Using mandoline or sharp knife, cut 4 thin lengthwise slices from zucchini. (Refrigerate remaining zucchini for another use, or make additional roll-ups.)
  • 2 In small bowl, mix cheese, lemon peel, chopped basil, salt and pepper.
  • 3 Starting from short side, roll up each zucchini slice and secure with toothpick or skewer. Fill center of each roll-up with cheese mixture, using spoon or piping from plastic bag.
  • 4 Place roll-ups on small serving platter. Drizzle lightly with oil; garnish each with basil leaf. Sprinkle with additional pepper, if desired.

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Tips

Expert Tips

For a smoky flavor, brush zucchini slices with oil and grill until slightly softened before rolling.

The recipe can be easily doubled or tripled.

Serve each roll-up on a small leaf of spring lettuce for additional garnish, if desired.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
122.5
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10.9g
17%
Saturated Fat
3.5g
18%
Cholesterol
15.7mg
5%
Sodium
458.8mg
19%
Total Carbohydrate
2.7g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0.6g
2%
Sugars
1.4g
Protein
4.1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin C
16.50%
16%
Calcium
7.50%
8%
Iron
2.20%
2%
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.