This is a great recipe for one of the summer's most prolific vegetables. Sauteed zucchini pieces are coated with a zesty marinara sauce and sandwiched with a generous helping of mozzarella cheese. These baked sandwiches are a great vegetarian version of t
INGREDIENTS (for 4 servings):
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 2 medium zucchini, cubed
- 1 pinch red pepper flakes
- salt and pepper to taste
- 1 cup marinara sauce
- 1 1/2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
- 4 (6 inch) French or Italian sandwich rolls, split
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
Melt butter in a skillet over medium heat. Fry the zucchini in butter until browned and slightly tender. Season with red pepper flakes, salt and pepper, and stir in the marinara sauce. Cook and stir until sauce is heated.
Spoon a generous amount of the zucchini mixture into each sandwich roll. Top with a handful of shredded mozzarella. Close the rolls, and wrap individually in aluminum foil.
Bake for 15 minutes in the preheated oven, until bread is heated through, and cheese is melted.