How to make Zucchini Bites -

A quick and easy vegetarian starter topped with tomato sauce and mozzarella cheese.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Zucchini (ज़ुकीनी), Tomato sauce (टोमाटो सॉस)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

Zucchini Bites

Zucchini Bites Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Zucchini Bites Recipe

  • Zucchini cut into 1 inch thick rounds 2 large

  • Tomato sauce ? cup

  • Olive oil 2 tablespoons

  • Sea salt to taste

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Mozzarella cheese grated ? cup

  • Fresh basil leaves for garnishing


Step 1

Preheat the oven to 180°C. Line a baking tray with parchment paper.

Step 2

Take zucchini roundels in a bowl. Add olive oil and mix well. Sprinkle salt and crushed peppercorns and mix again.

Step 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.

Step 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.

Step 5

Garnish with basil leaves and serve immediately.

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