Zucchini Ricotta Roll-Ups

Zucchini Ricotta Roll-Ups

Blogger Paula Jones from Bell'alimento shows us a simple, tasty way to serve zucchini.

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

10

Minutes

Makes

4

roll-ups

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
  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.
Makes 4 roll-ups
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
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:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
        Exchanges: Free*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.