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Grilled Zucchini Caprese Stacks

Grilled Zucchini Caprese Stacks

Ingredients

  • 2 zucchini (about 3/4 pound) each cut diagonally into 12 slices
  • Cooking spray
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, divided
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic glaze
  • 1 garlic, minced
  • 4 heirloom tomatoes, each cut into 6 (1/4 inch-thick) slices
  • 3 ounces fresh mozzarella cheese, cut into 16 slices
  • 16 cherry tomatoes, halved
  • Fresh basil leaves

Directions

  • Preheat grill to medium-high heat
  • Coat both sides of zucchini with cooking spray. Sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Arrange on grill, grill 4 minutes each side
  • Combine oil, glaze garlic, remaining 1/4 teaspoon pepper in a small bowl, stirring with a whisk
  • Arrange 8 tomato slices on a platter; top each with 1 zucchini slice, 1 tomato slice, and 1 cheese slice. Top each stack with 1 zucchini slice, 1 tomato slice, 1 cheese slice, and 1 zucchini slice.Drizzle balsamic dressing evenly over stacks; sprinkle with cherry tomatoes and basil

Source: Cooking Light

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