Baked Zucchini Bites

Sandra Barrie

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@sandysmbbeach

My coworkers used to love when I made these and many asked for the recipe!


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Serves:

Great for a party or picnic

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Ingredients

1 medium zucchini
3 bell peppers: red, orange & yellow, finely diced
1/2 cup creamy italian dressing
8 oz. package cream cheese (softened)
1/2 cup feta cheese
1/2 cup shredded mozzarella
1 lemon, juice and zest
1/2 cup fresh parsley, finely chopped
1 teaspoon ground black pepper
4 tablespoons olive oil
1 tomato, finely diced

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Brush a large cookie sheet with 1 tablespoon oil.
2
Slice zucchini approximately 1/4” thick, place in rows on baking sheet, brush with 1 tablespoon oil.
Bake for 12 minutes. Transfer zucchini onto a serving platter.
3
While zucchini is baking, finely chop peppers and place in a small fry pan with 2 tablespoons oil over medium heat. Saute for 10 minutes or until softened.
4
In a medium bowl combine dressing, cheeses, lemon, parsley and pepper. Fold in peppers. Top each zucchini slice with 1 tablespoon cheese mixture. Garnish each with 1 teaspoon tomato.
5
Cover lightly with plastic wrap and refrigerate 1 hour or overnight before serving. Serve remaining cheese mixture with whole grain crackers.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetable Appetizers
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian