Zucchini & Summer Squash Roll-Ups with Ricotta & Herbs
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.
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
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
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.