Grilled Zucchini Dip with Flatbreads and Crackers

This appetizer is like a zucchini pesto. It's also great spread on bread and topped with cheese or grilled steak.

Grilled Zucchini Dip with Flatbreads and Crackers

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    1/3 cup olive oil 1 teaspoon kosher salt
    4 medium zucchini, cut in half lengthwise, stem end removed 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
    1 large clove garlic, minced Flatbread, crackers or pita bread cut in wedges for serving
    1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese


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    • 1

      Heat the grill to medium high. Brush the cut zucchini with a little of the olive oil. Grill on each side for about 3 to 4 minutes, until slightly tender and grill marks appear. Remove from grill and let sit until cool enough to handle.

    • 2

      Cut zucchini into large pieces and put in the bowl of a food processor. Add the garlic and cheese and pulse; drizzle in the remaining olive oil until a chunky puree forms. Season with salt and pepper and serve with flatbreads, crackers or pita.

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