Grilled Zucchini with Lemon-Garlic Breadcrumbs


  • cooking spray
  • 2 medium zucchini, halved lengthwise
  • 1 ounce whole-wheat baguette
  • 2 teaspoons unsalted butter
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons grated fresh Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon rind
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper


  • Heat grill pan over medium-high. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add zucchini ; cook 4 to 5 minutes on each side.
  • Place bread in a mini food processor; process until coarse crumbs form. Melt butter in a small skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil, red pepper, and garlic; cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Add breadcrumbs to skillet; cook 5 minutes or until crisp, stirring occasionally. Stir in cheese, oregano, rind, and black pepper, sprinkle over grilled zucchini halves.
  • Serve warm and delicious!

Source: Cooking Light - Deb Wise

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