Many gardens are overflowing with zucchini and fresh basil, so here’s a delicious recipe that pairs the two. It’s savory, warm, soft, and delicious. It’s perfect for a low-cal appetizer or as a main dish ¡ª each piece is about 25 calories.
The creamy cheesy flavor complements the tender, juicy zucchinis beautifully, making this dish a healthier alternative when you’re craving pizza.
3 zucchinis1 cup tightly packed basil leaves1 clove minced garlic (or half teaspoon garlic powder)1/4 cup grated carrot1/2 cup (4 oz.) fat-free ricotta cheese1/8 cup shredded Parmesan cheeseJuice from half a lemon1/4 teaspoon salt1/4 teaspoon black pepper