Zucchini Alla Parmigiana

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READY IN: 1hr 45mins
Recipe by Pietro

This is a variation on the famous Parmigiana di Melanzane. This is an easy dish with a delightful taste. Try it!


  1. Thinly slice zucchini lengthwise, place in a colander, sprinkle with salt and let stand for 1 hour.
  2. Rinse the zucchini and drain on paper towel.
  3. Heat oil, dust the zucchini with flour and fry in batches until golden and tender. Drain on paper towel.
  4. Cut the garlic in half and rub the insides of a shallow,oiled gratin dish with the cut garlic. Discard garlic.
  5. Make layers of zucchini strips, sliced tomato, strewn with torn basil leaves and mozzarella. Lightly season each layer.
  6. Finish with a layer of tomato and basil leaves.
  7. Mix parmesan and breadcrumbs together and spread evenly over the top.
  8. Bake in a 190°C oven for 25 minutes or until the top is golden and crisp.
  9. Serve hot.

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