Zucchini Grinders

Zucchini Grinders

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"This recipe, adapted to use the traditional flavors of Classico® Pasta Sauce, was originally submitted by Allrecipes home cook your mom."
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30 m servings 314 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 314 kcal
  • 16%
  • Fat:
  • 12 g
  • 19%
  • Carbs:
  • 37g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 17 g
  • 34%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 35 mg
  • 12%
  • Sodium:
  • 739 mg
  • 30%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. 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 tomato and basil sauce. Cook and stir until sauce is heated.
  3. 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.
  4. Bake for 15 minutes in the preheated oven, until bread is heated through, and cheese is melted.



I tried this recipe as is, because we still have so much zucchini from our garden, and then tried it again with a little more pizazz! I added chopped mushrooms and onions to the zucchini when I ...

My boyfriend and I loved this! I added some onions while i was frying the zucchini and i diced up some tomatoes to add. I made quesadillas instead of sandwiches because I didn't have rolls and ...

I prepared this as a casserole instead of a sandwich, but I'll definitely try the 'grinder' version! I Added diced onions as quite a few reviewers suggested; also added a few cloves of fresh gar...

I altered this a bit. I sautéed zucchini, mushrooms, onion and garlic. The crushed red pepper is a must! I also mixed in a meat pasta sauce and made quesadillas with mozzarella. A definite repea...

YUM! I made this tonight for dinner and I was in heaven! I love fresh vegetables, so while the zucchini was cooking, I added fresh chopped mushrooms, green pepper, onion & garlic. I used sauce &...

very good! added onions, garlic and bell peppers. didn't have rolls so made quesadillas

Very good! I needed another recipe to use up the zucchini in our garden, and this proved to be a tasty option.

I added some hot Italian sausage and used cheddar cheese it was delicious

I modified this a little - okay, a lot. I shredded the zucchini, shredded a carrot, and took the advice of another reviewer and added finely diced onion. Cooked in a pinch of butter and a bit ...

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