Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 10 mins

A different twist on bruschetta and a great use for your zucchini. Use smaller zucchinis for this, try your favourite cheese if you don't like swiss, and substitute different herbs if you don't want to use basil. A very adaptable recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat olive oil and butter in a frying pan over medium heat. Add zucchini, garlic and onions and stir for 2 to 5 minutes, until just softening. Remove from heat.
  2. Add basil, cayenne, mayo, and salt and pepper to taste and stir well.
  3. Preheat broiler.
  4. Top each baguette slice with 1 1/2 to 2 Tablespoons of zucchini mixture, then add shredded cheese to top.
  5. Broil until cheese is just bubbly.
  6. Yield will vary depending on how much topping and cheese is used on each slice of bread.
  7. Cooking time includes frying time.


Most Helpful

I used cream cheese instead of mayo - everything else the same. I found it blah. Would not make again.

marcoandrita November 25, 2009

This was awesome. A great way to use the zucchini from the garden. I used mozz cheese & grilled these till the cheese was melted. Thanks. :)

Linajjac August 10, 2008

This is was a great change from classic tomato bruschetta! Great way to eat zucchini. I never know what to do with zucchini... The taste is light and creamy. I used a mix of parmesan and cheddar cheese. I will keep this recipe. Thanks !

Chouny April 12, 2008

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