Recipe: Grilled Zucchini Ribbons with Burrata & Saba


4 large zucchini

½ cup extra virgin olive oil (divided)

sea salt

ground black pepper

¼ cup chopped onion

2 balls burrata (4 oz each)

¼ cup parsley breadcrumbs

1/4 cup breadcrumbs

2 tablespoons fresh parsley

splash of saba Reduced grape must)


1. Prepare a charcoal grill or heat a gas grill to high

2. Wash the zucchini and trim the ends. Using a mandolin or sharp knife, thinly slice the zucchini lengthwise. Toss the zucchini with 1/3 the olive oil, salt & pepper to taste. Quickly grill the zucchini ribbons until lightly marked & wilted, about 1-2 minutes. Remove to a plate and let cool slightly.

3. When slightly cooled, toss zucchini in a bowl with a pinch of chopped red onion and olive oil. Adjust seasoning to taste. Place on a dish, top with ½ ball of burrata, a sprinkle with parsley breadcrumbs and finish with a thin stream of saba.