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Zucchini Caterpillars

Don’t bug out – these zucchini caterpillars are delicious!

35 mins
4 Serving(s)
Zucchini Caterpillars


  • 2 medium zucchini, halved horizontally
  • 1 cup sliced pepperoni
  • 1 cup Schnucks shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 tsp. grated Parmesan, to garnish
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano, to garnish
  • 2 tbsp. marinara sauce, for dipping


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Make horizontal cuts every 1/4 inch along each zucchini, slicing almost to the bottom but not all the way through.
  2. Transfer zucchini to a foil-lined baking sheet. Place 1-2 slices of pepperoni and a pinch of mozzarella into each cut. Top with remaining mozzarella.
  3. Bake until zucchini is tender, about 15-20 minutes. Top with Parmesan and oregano. Serve with marinara.

Nutrition Facts

185 Calories Per ServingFat: 14gSaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 31mgSodium: 599mgCarbohydrates: 8gFiber: 2gSugars: 5gProtein: 9g

Actual nutritional values may vary depending on specific ingredients used and/or modifications to the recipe