Good morning friends!! I’d like to take a moment to introduce you to my new favorite way to eat zucchini.
This recipe starts with thin planks of colorful summer squash broiled until tender and charred in spots. The squash is then tossed with a mess of crispy bacon and golden breadcrumbs seasoned with rosemary, parsley, garlic and fresh lemon zest. Each bite packs a serious punch of flavor, and I just love the contrast of the melting zucchini and the crunchy breadcrumbs.
I would recommend that you enjoy this side dish as part of an intimate dinner with family or loved ones. The recipe doesn’t scale up well for a party, because the broiling of the zucchini can be labor intensive when doubled or tripled. To round out the meal, serve with a grilled steak, pork chop or white fish fillet. Continue reading for the recipe.