Zucchini and Pecorino Cheese Bites


  • zucchini, 2

  • pecorino cheese, 11 oz

  • Altamura bread, 3 slices

  • garlic, 1 clove

  • extra virgin olive oil, ½ cup

  • salt, to taste

  • pepper, to taste

  • dried oregano, 1 tsp

  • Olives “taggiasche”, About 12


  1. In a little bowl, mix ¼ cup of oil with the garlic finely chopped, 1 tsp of dried oregano, a pinch of salt and pepper.

  2. Cut the zucchini in the length into slim slices, brush both sides with the mixture of oil and cook on the grill for 5 minutes per side.

  3. Remove the crust from the bread and cut the rest into pieces of about 1×1 inch. Do the same with pecorino cheese.

  4. Brush bread with oil and lightly toast it on the grill.

  5. Place on each piece of bread a piece of cheese and wrap them with a slice of zucchini.

  6. Close it it with a toothpick and put on the grill, to melt the cheese slightly.

  7. Serve immediately.