Grilled Bread With Zucchini, Ricotta, and Basil

Grilled Bread With Zucchini, Ricotta, and Basil
Quentin Bacon
Serves 4
preparation
20
minutes
cooking
20
minutes

Ingredients

4
1/2-inch-thick slices country bread
2
tablespoons
olive oil
4
small zucchini (about 2 pounds), thinly sliced lengthwise
1
cup
fresh basil, leaves torn
1/4
teaspoon
crushed red pepper
kosher salt
1
cup
fresh ricotta

Directions

  1. Heat grill to medium-high. Brush the bread with 1 tablespoon of the oil and grill until golden and crisp, about 1 minute per side. Transfer to plates.
  2. Grill the zucchini until tender and slightly charred, 3 to 4 minutes per side.
  3. Toss the zucchini in a large bowl with the basil, red pepper, ½ teaspoon salt, and remaining tablespoon of oil.
  4. Top the bread with the zucchini and ricotta.
Sara Quessenberry
June 2009

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories From Fat 143
  • Protein 13 g
  • Carbohydrate 24 g
  • Sugar 6 g
  • Fiber 4 g
  • Fat 16 g
  • Sat Fat 6 g
  • Sodium 461 mg
  • Cholesterol 32 mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.