Zucchini with mozzarella and tomatoes

Ingredients for making zucchini with mozzarella and tomatoes

  1. Zucchini to taste
  2. Tomatoes to taste
  3. Mozzarella to taste
  4. Basil to taste
  5. Garlic to taste
  6. Olive oil to taste
  7. Salt to taste
  • Main ingredients: Zucchini, Tomato, Cheese


Baking dish, kitchen knife, cutting board, hot pot holders.

Making zucchini with mozzarella and tomatoes:

Step 1: prepare the zucchini.

Zucchini need young. Take those that have a soft skin that lends itself easily, even if scratched with a normal nail.
Rinse the zucchini, thoroughly wiping them with a brush or sponge, dry with towels and make longitudinal cuts so as to turn the vegetables into a kind of fan.
Sprinkle the zucchini with salt from the inside.

Step 2: bake zucchini with mozzarella and tomatoes.

Inside the zucchini, in each cut, put a slice of thinly sliced ​​tomato and mozzarella cheese.
Finely chop the peeled garlic cloves and basil leaves, mix them together, and then add to the filling.
Transfer the zucchini stuffed with mozzarella and tomatoes on a heat-resistant baking sheet or in a mold, pour them on top with olive oil.
To bake zucchini with mozzarella and tomatoes in the oven, preheated to 170-180 degrees for about 40-60 minutes. The exact time depends on the size of your zucchini.
Important: you can also sprinkle zucchini with mozzarella on top, inserting only slices of tomato inside.

Step 3: serve zucchini with mozzarella and tomatoes.

Zucchini with mozzarella and tomatoes are served hot. Usually one zucchini - one serving. You can decorate with a sprig of fresh basil and olive oil mixed with herbs and garlic. You can use as a kind of sauce that liquid that remains in the form in which you baked vegetables.
You can serve zucchini as a dish on your own, but it is better to use them as a side dish, for example, for chicken or meat. Tasty, simple and original. Give it a try!
Enjoy your meal!

Recipe Tips:

- If you do the same, but take eggplant instead of zucchini, you will also get a great dish.

- If your zucchini is not held by a fan, fasten the ends with wooden skewers or toothpicks, previously soaked in water.