Zucchini Crostini

Zucchini Crostini

  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 45 mins
  • Servings: 6
  • About This Recipe

    “Simple and delicious! I can’t remember exactly which magazine I got this from–I’ve had the recipe for so long, but I think it was Parents, or Parenting.”


  • 6slicesday old French bread
  • 3clovesgarlic
  • 2mediumzucchini
  • 1/2 cupricotta cheese
  • salt and pepper
  • Directions

  • Dry the bread in the oven for about 10 minutes, while you preheat it to 350º.
  • Remove bread from oven.
  • Halve garlic, and rub each half onto a slice of bread.
  • Slice and chop zucchini and garlic (the same garlic that was used to rub bread), and steam for 15 minutes, or until very tender.
  • Transfer to a bowl, and mash well.
  • Add ricotta, salt and pepper, and mash well again.
  • Spread over bread and bake 15 minutes.
  • Note: A tasty variation is to add a bit of parmesan cheese to the mixture, maybe a bit of basil.
  • Reviews

  • “My dad loved this!He even asked for the recipe and he NEVER asks for a recipe!Thanks for sharing!”

  • “This came in handy on Fathers’ Day. We doubled the recipe to cover French bread sliced lengthwise. Great side for foods off the grill!”

  • “I made this for Zaar tag, it is so good!Great flavour mix and I liked the fact it was a little bit ‘different’A definite keeper.Thanks Canarygirl=)”