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Cheesy Zucchini Gratin

This tasty zucchini gratin uses three delicious cheeses to create a decadent, cheesy flavour, just perfect for winter.

SERVES: 4 | PREP TIME: 5 mins | COOK TIME: 30 mins | TOTAL TIME: 35 mins |EASY

INGREDIENTS:

6 zucchinis

250g mozzarella, sliced

500g ricotta

100g grated Parmesan

½ cup fresh breadcrumbs

50g butter

2 tbs extra virgin olive oil, plus extra to drizzle

Salt and pepper to serve

METHOD:

  1. Slice your zucchinis into rounds (or lengthways), approximately 4 mm thick.
  2. Preheat your oven to 180°C and heat a chargrill pan over high heat.
  3. Brush the zucchini rounds with 2 tablespoons of oil and grill in batches until charred on both sides. Set them aside.
  4. Grease the base of an ovenproof roasting dish and create layers by alternating grilled zucchini, mozzarella slices, ricotta, and a pinch of salt. Repeat until all the zucchini is used.
  5. Sprinkle the top evenly with breadcrumbs, Parmesan cheese, and a pinch of salt. Dot the butter over the top and bake for 25 minutes until the top turns golden brown and crunchy.
  6. Serve this dish hot, topped with freshly ground black pepper, herbs, and an extra drizzle of oil.