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Cheesy Zucchini Bites

This healthy appetizer includes all the colors of Christmas.

from Reverse Diabetes
Cheesy Zucchini Bites RecipeFrom Reverse DiabetesThis healthy zucchini is topped with tomatoes and crumbled blue cheese then baked until melted.

Ingredients

  • 5 medium zucchini (about 6 inches long)
  • 4 ounces blue cheese, crumbled
  • 3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes, thinly sliced

    How to make it 


  • 1

    Cut zucchini into 3/4-inch slices. Using a melon baller or small spoon, scoop out the insides and discard, leaving the bottom intact. Place zucchini on an ungreased baking sheet; spoon 1/2teaspoon crumbled blue cheese into each.

  • 2

    Combine the Parmesan cheese, basil, and pepper; sprinkle half over blue cheese. Top each with a tomato slice; sprinkle with the remaining Parmesan mixture. Bake at 400°F until cheese is melted, 5-7 minutes. Serve warm. Makes 35 appetizers.

Nutritional Information(per serving)

  • Calories: 19
  • Fat: 1g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 3mg
  • Sodium: 58mg
  • Carbs: 1g
  • Protein: 1g
  • Fiber: 0g