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Grilled Bread With Zucchini, Ricotta, and Basil

Grilled Bread With Zucchini, Ricotta, and Basil
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  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.
By July, 2009

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 284Calories From Fat 143
  • Protein 13g
  • Carbohydrate 24g
  • Sugar 6g
  • Fiber 4g
  • Fat 16g
  • Sat Fat 6g
  • Sodium 461mg
  • Cholesterol 32mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

Rich, creamy fresh ricotta can be found in gourmet markets and specialty food stores. You can also substitute conventional ricotta in this recipe.

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