Need an impressive but easy appetizer? These veggie roll-ups contain all your favorite pizza flavors inside of broiled or grilled zucchini. Since they can be served at room temperature, you can make a big batch before your party. Want a spicy version? Sprinkle with red pepper flakes before rolling.


  • 4large zucchini, sliced lengthwise into 1/4-inch thick slices
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Sea salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 cup pizza sauce
  • 1/2 cup black olives, chopped
  • 1/2 cup sun-dried tomatoes, chopped
  • Red pepper flakes (optional)


  1. Preheat broiler or grill.
  2. Brush each zucchini slice lightly with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Broil or grill until softened, about 2 minutes per side. Let cool slightly.
  3. Spread a thin layer of pizza sauce on half of one side of zucchini. Sprinkle with olive, sun-dried tomato, and red pepper flakes, if using. Roll up each slice and secure with a toothpick if necessary.

Recipe created exclusively for Greatist by Reboot With Joe.