Sunny Summer Grilled Veggies: Grilled Bread With Zucchini, Ricotta, and Basil Mild.

The Sunny days of Summer are warm and exciting. Here is a quick, yummy grilled veggie idea: Grilled Bread With Zucchini, Ricotta, and Basil Mild, creamy ricotta balances out the charred, tender zucchini.



  • 4 1/2-inch-thick slices country bread
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 small zucchini (about 2 pounds), thinly sliced lengthwise
  • 1 cup fresh basil, leaves torn
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • kosher salt
  • 1 cup fresh ricotta

How to Make It

Step 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.

Step 2

Grill the zucchini until tender and slightly charred, 3 to 4 minutes per side.

Step 3

Toss the zucchini in a large bowl with the basil, red pepper, ½ teaspoon salt, and remaining tablespoon of oil.

Step 4

Top the bread with the zucchini and ricotta.

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