Recipes

Zucchini Bruschetta

INGREDIENTS:

         For topping :

  • 1¾ cup zucchini (unpeeled), thickly grated
  • 2 tbsp parsley, chopped
  • ½ tbsp lime juice
  • ¼ tbsp olive oil
  • ¼ tsp garlic, crushed
  • ½ tsp green chilli paste
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper powder to taste
  • ½ tbsp walnuts, chopped and roasted

        For serving :

  • 6 slices of whole wheat bread
  • ¼ cup of low fat cheese and paneer (mixed)

METHOD:

  1. Grate and squeeze the zucchini with hands to remove the excess water.
  2. Combine all the ingredients of topping, except the walnuts, and blend in a mixer to get a smooth paste.
  3. Transfer the paste to a bowl, add the walnuts and mix well.
  4. Just before serving, toast the bread slices in a sandwich griller till they are brown and crispy from both the sides. Cut it into half.
  5. Apply a portion of the spread evenly over each bread slice.
  6. Sprinkle paneer and cheese before serving.

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