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Zucchini Torta | Feed Your SkullMeet your next sandwich.


This took less than 20 minutes to make so it’s fresh cooked and oh so tasty.

It’s a zucchini torta.

Did I mention it also has avocado? It does.

A torta is a kind of Mexican sandwich served on a bolillo roll and like all sandwiches it can be eaten hot, cold, grilled, and toasted.

Zucchini Torta | Feed Your Skull

This was a new way to use zucchini for me and I loved it!

Zucchini Torta | Feed Your Skull

Water sautéing is an excellent way to cut down on oil dependence in cooking. Instead enjoy a whole food source of healthy fat from the avocado.

Zucchini Torta

  • Yield: 2


  • 1/4 large onion, diced
  • 2 small-medium zucchini, chopped (about 1 1/2-2 cups)
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons salsa
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • lime juice
  • salt to taste
  • water for sautéing
  • 1/2 avocado
  • sriracha to taste
  • 2 bolillo rolls, french bread, etc
  • 1 cup mixed greens


  1. Add a couple tablespoons of water to a large skillet, add onion and heat over medium heat. Sautè for 3 minutes or until translucent, add garlic and sautè a minute more.
  2. Add zucchini, cumin, salt and additional water if things are sticking, cover and cook on low-medium heat for 5-7 minutes until tender but not overcooked.
  3. Remove from heat and drizzle with salsa and a squeeze of lime juice.
  4. Divide and spread avocado over 2 sandwiches, top with zucchini, sriracha and mixed greens.

Zucchini Torta | Feed Your SkullEnjoy!


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