Zucchini Bites

A quick and easy vegetarian starter topped with tomato sauce and mozzarella cheese. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Zucchini Bites
Main Ingredients Zucchini, Tomato sauce
Cuisine Fusion
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 0-5 minutes
Cook time 6-10 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Zucchini Bites

  • 2 large Zucchini cut into 1 inch thick rounds
  • ? cup Tomato sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Olive oil
  • to taste Sea salt
  • to taste Crushed black peppercorns
  • ? cup Mozzarella cheese grated
  • for garnishing Fresh basil leaves


  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C. Line a baking tray with parchment paper.
  2. Take zucchini roundels in a bowl. Add olive oil and mix well. Sprinkle salt and crushed peppercorns and mix again.
  3. Heat a non-stick grill pan. Place the zucchini roundels in it and grill for a minute on each side. Remove from heat and place on a plate.
  4. Top each roundel with tomato sauce and sprinkle mozzarella and place them on the lined tray. Put the tray in the preheated oven and bake till the cheese melts.
  5. Garnish with basil leaves and serve immediately.