Zucchini Pizza Bites, seriously, addicted. Recipes

We eat a lot of pizza, well, not as much as we used to, but I definitely still want to devour a slice, or three, every now and again. Maybe it’s the cheese, maybe the sweet sauce? I’m not sure, but when I found a possible alternative to my pizza cravings, I was so excited to try!

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These Zucchini Pizza Bites are super easy to make, there are a few steps, but still well worth it.  I love using my Wildtree Garlic Grapeseed oil to brown up the zucchini. Don’t forget to use salt & pepper!

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Since I didn’t have any mini pepperoni on hand, I cooked up some pancetta I had in the fridge. I can say I’m so glad I didn’t have any pepperoni, everyone was a fan of the pancetta, perfect amount of sweet to go along with everything else!

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Oh my word, these portion-control-sized bites of deliciousness were gone fast. Perfect for snack, lunch, dinner, I will be making these again, very soon!

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Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon grapeseed oil
  • 2-4 zucchini (depending on size), cut into 1/4-inch thick rounds
  • Pink Himalayan salt, freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1/3 cup marinara sauce (I love the Organic marinara sauce from Trader Joes)
  • 1/2 cup grated organic mozzarella
  • 1 small package of pancetta, browned
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to broil.
  2. Heat grapeseed oil in skillet over medium/high heat. Working in batches, add zucchini and cook, flipping once, until golden, about 1-2 minutes on each side; season with salt and pepper, to taste. Place each batch on paper towel to remove excess water/oil from zucchini.
  3. Place zucchini rounds onto a large baking sheet. Top each zucchini round with marinara, mozzarella and pancetta (or desired toppings).
  4. Place into oven and cook until the cheese has melted, brown top, about 2 minutes.
  5. Serve immediately, sprinkled with Italian seasoning (or make your own too!)

adapted from damndelicious.net


Comments

  1. Beth Macon Says: May 28, 2016 at 3:09 am

    Looks delicious. Will have to try this recipe for sure!!

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