Zucchini Roll-Ups

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  • Total Time

    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min.


  • Makes

    4 servings

  • Ingredients

  • 1 cup part-skim ricotta cheese
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons Italian seasoning, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 medium zucchini
  • 4 plum tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • Shredded Parmesan cheese, optional
  • Directions

  • Preheat oven to 425°. In a small bowl, combine ricotta, 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning, salt and pepper. Slice zucchini lengthwise into twelve 1/8-in.-thick slices. Top each slice with 1 rounded tablespoonful cheese mixture. Roll up and secure with toothpicks; place seam side down in an ungreased 8-in. baking dish.
  • Combine tomatoes, tomato sauce, tomato paste and remaining 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning; pour over rolls. Cover and bake until bubbly, 20-25 minutes. Remove toothpicks before serving. If desired, sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

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