Grilled Zucchini with Ricotta

Grilled Zucchini with Ricotta & Caper Vinaigrette

An easy summer side dish that’s bursting with flavor: grilled zucchini with ricotta & caper vinaigrette. Sliced zucchini grilled until slightly charred and tender, topped with creamy ricotta cheese, a tangy caper-walnut vinaigrette, and lots of fresh basil. It’s absolutely irresistible, so simple to make, and would be such a tasty addition to any summer cookout! Continue reading “Grilled Zucchini with Ricotta & Caper Vinaigrette”

Easy Zucchini Pasta

Easy Zucchini Pasta with Ricotta & Basil

Sharing this easy zucchini pasta today with lots of fresh summer zucchini, lemon, parmesan, a little butter + splash of cream, and topping it with creamy ricotta cheese & fresh basil. It’s a quick-cooking pasta that you can make all summer long. Serve it as a side or make a big bowl of this as your main meal. There’s nothing not to love in here!

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Zucchini Fritters

Zucchini Fritters with Lemon Yogurt Sauce

Sharing light & crispy zucchini fritters today just in time for Father’s Day weekend! They’re simple and use just a few minimal ingredients. Scallions add an onion bite and fresh dill adds lots of herby flavor. They’re pan-fried and served with a quick lemon yogurt sauce on the side. Such a great summer appetizer to start off your meal!

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Summer Squash Salad

Summer Squash Salad with Avocado & Pine Nuts

A “throw together” summer squash salad with avocado, toasted pine nuts, ricotta salata cheese, and fresh garden chives. Tossed simply with lemon and olive oil. It’s a super refreshing side dish that I’m thinking will be perfect throughout the month of August.

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Charred Zucchini

Charred Zucchini with Pickled Strawberry Vinaigrette

Combining two of my favorite summer produce staples: zucchini and strawberries. The result? A large platter of charred zucchini with pickled strawberry vinaigrette. Topped with shaves a parmesan cheese, fresh basil, and some toasted sunflower seeds. It is such a fresh + vibrant recipe that is easily thrown together for any summer gathering!

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