Half way through the week! Woohoo!! I can’t wait till Friday, we have our work Barbecue and then I am on vacation. It’s going to be wonderful not having to go to work, sleep in and just have fun. The only problem is I can’t believe it’s August already! Where the heck did the summer go? I already noticed that the sun is shifting. When I come home from work, my lounge chair is normally in the sun, but this past week it’s been getting half way shaded. I don’t like that, I’m not ready for summer to come to an end, it feels like it just begun!
Ready for today’s recipe? I am just loving this one!!!
These are my Grilled Zucchini Pizza’s. They are so quick and easy to make, tasty too. I made mine with tomatoes and pepperoni for my Hubby. He’s not a fan of zucchini, but he loved these. I asked him would you eat these again and he said yes. Hey that’s a huge step for him. I guess if I put pepperoni or bacon on anything, he’ll eat it!
These pizzas took about 5 minutes to make and about 5 minutes on the grill. It’s been so hot that I refuse to turn on the oven. However you could cook these in your broiler if you prefer it over the grill.
I used an 8 Ball Zucchini, which is a zucchini about the shape and size of a softball. I sliced it about 1/4″ thick, added the pizza sauce, fresh basil, oregano, mozzarella cheese and topped it with sliced cherry tomatoes. I placed it on a non-stick aluminium foil and placed it on the grill over low heat and cooked it until the cheese melted, which was about 5 minutes. This is truly a wonderful, yummy tasting dish. I think it’s my favorite way to have zucchini so far. Having zucchini as pizza is so good that I don’t even miss the bread and either did my Husband. I really am happy he liked them.
Zucchini Pizza is a healthy alternative to traditional pizza made with zucchini, pizza sauce, fresh basil, mozzarella cheese and cherry tomatoes.
- 1 Zucchini 8 ball
- 2 Tbsp. pizza sauce (your favorite)
- 2 basil leaves, sliced
- 1/4 tsp. oregano, dried
- 1 1/2 oz, mozzarella cheese, lite
- 6 cherry tomatoes, sliced into quarters
- Preheat Grill to medium heat
- Cut the ends off of the zucchini and discard. Slice the zucchini into 1/4" thick pieces.
- Evenly divide the pizza sauce over the zucchini, then top with basil,oregano, cheese and cherry tomatoes.
- Place zucchini on a non-stick aluminum foil or aluminium foil sprayed with cooking spray. Place foil with zucchini on grill over low to medium heat. Cook until cheese has melted, about 5 minutes.
Calories per 3 slices: 71.2, Fat: 2.3, Cholesterol: 7.4, Sodium: 239, Potassium: 405, Carbs: 8.3, Fiber: 2.7, Sugar: 3.9, Protein: 5.3
I hope you like today’s recipe, honestly I am really impressed with them. They tasted way better than I thought they would. The key is to use the pizza sauce that you like. We used Trader Joe’s jarred pizza sauce. That is a family favorite!
I have a feeling I will be making these again this week. I have Five 8 Ball Zucchini’s to use this week, and since my Husband likes them, I will for sure make them soon!
Have a great rest of the week!