Grilled Zucchini Roll-Ups
Prep Time: 10 mins Cook Time: 10 mins
2 large zucchini, cut lengthwise into strips, ¼-inch thick
1 red bell pepper, seeded, cut into quarters
2 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil, divided
1 (4-oz.) pkg. herbed goat cheese
1 tbsp. finely chopped fresh basil
2 tsp. balsamic vinegar
- Coat grill with nonstick cooking spray. Preheat grill to medium-high (350* to 400*F). Brush both sides of zucchini strips and bell pepper quarters with 1 tbsp. of the oil. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
- Place zucchini and bell pepper on grill. Grill 3 to 5 minutes per side or until soft. Remove from grill; slice bell pepper into ¼-inch strips.
- Place 1 tsp. of the goat cheese about ½ inch from one end of each zucchini strip. Top each with 1 bell pepper slice. Gently roll up the strip, and place seam side down on a serving platter. Repeat with remaining ingredients. Sprinkle roll-ups with basil, drizzle with vinegar and remaining 1 tbsp. of oil, and serve.
Makes 12 to 16 roll-ups
Per serving: 45 calories, 3g fat, 2g saturated fat, 5mg cholesterol, 40mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate, 1g fiber, 2g protein
Wait until week 7 to try adding in goat cheese.