Using the hasselback technique--cutting partially into a whole fruit or vegetable every 1/2 inch or so--gives you an easy way to sneak lots of flavor into this healthy zucchini recipe. To bake the zucchini instead of grilling, place in a foil-lined 8-inch-square baking pan and bake at 425°F until tender, 25 to 30 minutes.

Breana Killeen
Source: EatingWell Magazine, July/August 2016


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat grill to medium-high.

  • Combine oil, oregano, garlic powder, salt and pepper in a small bowl.

  • Make crosswise cuts every 1/2 inch along each zucchini, slicing almost to the bottom but not all the way through. Gently fan the zucchini to open the cuts wider and place a small piece of Parmesan into each cut. Brush the oil mixture over the top.

  • Place the zucchini on a double layer of foil and grill, without turning, until browned and tender, 16 to 18 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

74.9 calories; protein 3.5g 7% DV; carbohydrates 4.2g 1% DV; exchange other carbs 0.5; dietary fiber 1.2g 5% DV; sugars 2.7g; fat 5.3g 8% DV; saturated fat 1.5g 8% DV; cholesterol 3.8mg 1% DV; vitamin a iu 284.9IU 6% DV; vitamin c 21.1mg 35% DV; folate 29.2mcg 7% DV; calcium 88.4mg 9% DV; iron 0.6mg 3% DV; magnesium 24.7mg 9% DV; potassium 319mg 9% DV; sodium 245.1mg 10% DV; thiamin 0.1mg 6% DV.

Reviews (3)

Read More Reviews
5 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 5
  • 4 star values: 0
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 5 stars
Works great in the air fryer!!! Soooooo good! Read More
Rating: 5 stars
this would work well under the broiler I think. cook most of the way then finish under the broiler to roast a bit. I happen to have a zucchini mexican squash and a crookneck. Or one could just cube the veggies sprinkle with oils and the cheese and roast. Getting very excited about summer veggies...... Read More
Rating: 5 stars
Wow! So simple easy and tasty! Read More