Zucchini Basil Gratin

Serves 6


3 to 4 medium zucchini, shredded on box grater
3 teaspoons sea salt
1 tablespoon olive oil
½ cup fresh basil, chopped fine


½ cup fine bread crumbs
½ cup Asiago cheese, grated fine
1 tablespoon chopped basil
1 tablespoon olive oil


Preheat oven to 400Ëš.
Place shredded zucchini into a colander and with sprinkle.
Let moisture drain from zucchini for 30 minutes and then squeeze out any excess liquid.
In a medium sized mixing bowl combine zucchini, olive oil and chopped basil.
Pack zucchini mixture into a shallow ceramic baking dish.
Meanwhile, in a separate small mixing bowl combine bread crumbs, grated Asiago cheese, chopped basil and olive oil.
Sprinkle bread crumb topping over the zucchini mixture and bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until brown.
Serve immediately.

Zucchini Basil Gratin