Zucchini & Summer Squash Roll-Ups Recipe

Posted on September 15, 2017 by Adriana Nelson | 0 comments

Zucchini & Summer Squash Roll-Ups with Ricotta & Herbs
Serves 2-4

We often find ourselves with a surplus of summer squash and zucchini in the summertime. We have a tasty solution to the dilemma with easy veggie roll-ups. Cut the zucchini and summer squash into long slices, grill, spread with herbed ricotta, and roll them up! You'll find these roll-ups fast to prepare. Serve these tasty bites as an appetizer, or even as a main dish.

Ingredients:
1 medium summer squash, cut into 1/4" thick slices, lengthwise
1 medium zucchini, cut into 1/4" thick slices, lengthwise
Olive oil for grilling
Kosher salt
Freshly Ground Black Pepper

Herbed Ricotta Filling Ingredients:
4 oz. ricotta cheese
1 tablespoon of minced shallot
1/4 cup mint leaves, minced
1/4 cup basil leaves, minced

Directions:
1. Cut the summer squash and zucchini into long 1/4” thick lengthwise slices. Brush both sides with olive oil, sprinkle with kosher salt and pepper. Grill the slices over medium-low heat for 3-4 minutes on each side, or until softened.

2. Mix the herbed ricotta filling by combining all ingredients in a small bowl. Spread a tablespoon or two of filling on each of the grilled slices.

3. Carefully, roll up the slices, and secure with a toothpick.

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