Try Zucchini & Eggplant Bruschetta Boats for a tasty twist on a classic. We'd love to know who first looked at zucchini and eggplant and thought of boats, but they sure are tasty vessels. Zucchini & Eggplant Bruschetta Boats grill up quickly for a perfect barbecue side dish!
What You Need
Original recipe yields 8 servings
1 cup chopped mixed orange, red and yellow cherry tomatoes
1/2 cup KRAFT Tuscan House Italian Dressing, divided
2 small each zucchini and Chinese eggplants, ends trimmed
1-1/2 cups KRAFT Finely Shredded Italian* Five Cheese Blend
2 Tbsp. chopped fresh basil
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* Made with quality cheeses crafted in the USA.
Let's Make It
Heat greased grill to medium heat.
Toss tomatoes with 2 Tbsp. dressing.
Cut zucchini and eggplants lengthwise in half; brush evenly with 2 Tbsp. of the remaining dressing. Grill, cut sides up, 12 min. or until tender, turning and brushing with remaining dressing after 6 min. Turn cut-sides up. Top with cheese; grill 1 min. or until melted. Transfer to platter.
Add basil to tomato mixture; mix lightly. Spoon over grilled vegetables; cut in half.
This recipe is made with ingredients that contain no labeled sources of gluten. However, if your personal dietary goal is to strictly avoid gluten, be vigilant. Always read ingredient statements on food labels for the most current and accurate information for every recipe ingredient. And when working in the kitchen, use gluten-free preparation methods and utensils. For individualized advice, check with a certified health professional or credible source.
Chinese eggplants are often labeled as either Asian or Japanese eggplants. Look for these thin long eggplants in larger supermarkets.
Prepare using only red cherry tomatoes.
Grilling these vegetables adds delicious smoky flavor to this finished dish.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g
Saturated Fat 3.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 6g
Dietary Fibers 2g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.