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Home > RECIPES > Appetizers > Caprese Salad with Grilled Zucchini


2 large zucchini, halved

3 tablespoons Maine-ly Drizzle's Tuscan Herb extra-virgin olive oil divided

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

8 ounces fresh mozzarella, thinly sliced

3 medium tomatoes, sliced

½ cup torn basil leaves

1½ tablespoons Maine-ly Drizzle's 18 year aged Traditional balsamic vinegar


1. Preheat your grill. Meanwhile, brush about 1 tablespoon of the olive oil onto the zucchini. Season with the salt and pepper.

2. Once the grill is hot, grill the zucchini until tender, about 2 to 3 minutes per side. Let cool slightly.

3. To serve, top each piece of zucchini with alternating slices of mozzarella and tomato. Sprinkle with basil.

4. Drizzle the balsamic vinegar and remaining olive oil over the salad. Season with more salt and pepper as needed. Serve immediately.