Roasted Zucchini with Rosemary Yogurt Recipe

Roasted Zucchini with Rosemary Yogurt Recipe

How To Make Roasted Zucchini with Rosemary Yogurt

Enjoy an easy side dish in this roasted zucchini recipe that adds two distinct flavors from low-fat yogurt and rosemary olive oil for a 4-ingredient plate.

Preparation: 45 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes
Total: 1 hour 15 minutes



  • 1cupplain yogurt,low-fat
  • 4tbsprosemary olive oil
  • salt and freshly ground white pepper,to taste
  • 8zucchini,(about 6 ounces each)


  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.

  2. Place yogurt in a large coffee filter set in a sieve over a bowl. Let sit 30 minutes; discard liquid.

  3. Transfer yogurt to a small bowl and stir in rosemary oil, to taste. Season with salt and white pepper, to taste. Cover and refrigerate until cold.

  4. Trim ends of 2 zucchini and cut into ½-inch chunks. In a medium saucepan, place zucchini, 1 cup water, and ½ teaspoon salt. Bring to a boil; lower heat to medium and cover pan. Cook for about 15 minutes until zucchini is very soft.

  5. Transfer cooked zucchini and liquid to a blender and process until very smooth. Add a little water if too thick. Stir in 1 tablespoon rosemary oil and freshly ground black pepper. Cool to room temperature.

  6. Meanwhile, trim the ends of the remaining zucchini cut each in half lengthwise. Place on a large rimmed baking sheet. Drizzle 2 tablespoons of rosemary oil over zucchini and roll zucchini around to coat thoroughly.

  7. Sprinkle lightly with salt. Place cut side up on the baking sheet and roast for about 15 minutes until soft. Transfer to a platter, cut side up; let cool. Drizzle both sauces over zucchini in a striped pattern.

  8. Serve and enjoy.


  • Calories: 223.34kcal
  • Fat: 16.75g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.48g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 10.44g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.83g
  • Carbohydrates: 15.05g
  • Fiber: 3.92g
  • Sugar: 12.65g
  • Protein: 6.87g
  • Cholesterol: 7.96mg
  • Sodium: 1085.42mg
  • Calcium: 137.60mg
  • Potassium: 1118.40mg
  • Iron: 1.57mg
  • Vitamin A: 55.74µg
  • Vitamin C: 70.47mg
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