Zucchini Grilled Cheese





Prep Time

15 minutes

Cook Time

30 minutes

Healthy, tasty and melty grilled cheese sandwiches with fresh zucchini.



  1. Preheat the oven to 425°F and line a 9 by 13 inch baking dish with parchment paper so that the paper covers the bottom and goes up the sides of the dish.

  2. Place the grated zucchini in a fine mesh sieve that has been lined with a thin, clean kitchen towel. Put the zucchini in the strainer and let it sit for a few minutes. Then wrap the towel with the zucchini into a ball and squeeze to absorb some of the excess water. Place the ball of zucchini in the strainer, and let it continue to drain while you prepare the other ingredients.

  3. Whisk the eggs in a large bowl, then stir in the flour, baking powder, and salt. Mix to combine well. Stir in the strained zucchini and the chives.

  4. Spread the zucchini mixture evenly in the prepared baking pan on the parchment paper. The batter will be about ½ inch to ¾ inch thick.

  5. Bake at 425°F for about 25 minutes, until it’s set on the surface and it’s beginning to turn brown at the edges.

  6. Remove pan from the oven. Lift the parchment paper to remove the zucchini “bread” to a cutting board. Cut the zucchini mixture into 8 pieces. (Cut in half the long way, then cut each section into quarters.)

  7. Layer 4 pieces of the zucchini “bread” with Cabot Sharp Cheddar Cheese Slices, at least 2 per sandwich base. Trim any cheese that hangs over the sides and lay the trimmings back on top of the sandwiches.  Place the 4 remaining zucchini sections on top of each sandwich and return them to the oven. Cook for 3-5 minutes, or until the cheese is melted. Serve warm.



Serving Size
1 sandwich
per serving
Amount/Serving % Daily Value
24 grams
Saturated Fat
12 grams
245 milligrams
1150 milligrams
24 grams
24 grams
521 milligrams
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Our naturally-aged cheddars have 0g of lactose per serving! So go ahead, dig in.

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