Grated Zucchini & Cheese Bruschetta Recipe

Grated Zucchini & Cheese Bruschetta Recipe

Grated Zucchini & Cheese Bruschetta

Servings: 6

Ingredients:

  • 12 Slices Of Crusty Bread Cut From A 4 Inch Wide Baguette
  • 1/2 Cup Finely Diced Onion
  • 2 Garlic Cloves, Peeled & Minced
  • 3 Tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 2 Small Zucchini, Trimmed & Grated
  • 3 Tablespoons Finely Chopped Fresh Parsley
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Lemon Zest
  • 1/3 Cup Grated Pecorino Cheese (Parmesan Also Works Fine)
  • Salt & Pepper
  • Red Pepper Flakes (Optional)

Procedure:

  1. In a frying pan, heat the olive oil and then cook the onion until softened and tender.
  2. Add the garlic and cook just until fragrant.
  3. Add the grated zucchini to the pan and toss with the onion mixture.
  4. Remove from the heat and cool to room temperature.
  5. Add the parsley, lemon zest, grated cheese, salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes, mix well.
  6. Heat the broiler and place the slices of bread on a baking sheet.
  7. Broil on one side until lightly browned.
  8. Turn and broil the other side just until the slices begin to take on color.
  9. Spread some of the zucchini mixture over each bread slice spreading it evenly to cover.
  10. Return the pan to the oven and broil until bubbly.
  11. Serve warm or at room temperature.
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