- 1 full (sliced vertically) zucchini
- 6 cherry tomatoes
- 12 pieces sliced mozzarella cheese
- 12-15 basil leaves
- 6-8 tbsp olive oil
- salt to taste
- Freshly ground black pepper to taste
When it comes to zucchini caprese, it is not just about the amazing flavor of mozzarella, cherry tomatoes, basil leaves and zucchini but also about the colorful combination it brings to the table.
It is simply a delight for your eyes! Place it as a starter on any table and you will quickly become the center of attention. It is an appetizer that doesn’t need to be cooked. It saves your time in preparation and yet it is the most popular finger food among famous starters!
Let’s have a look at how this amazing appetizer is made.
The combination of zucchini and basil leaves spell healthy all over. If you are serving a heavy dish like pizza, pasta or something else which is rich in its calorie content, then serving zucchini caprese before it is definitely a good idea. However, it should be consumed in moderation as it is an appetizer. The mozzarella in the zucchini caprese may contain calcium but it also contains fats!
How to Make Zucchini Caprese
Zucchini is plural. Singularly, the vegetable is called a ‘zucchina’.