6 small zucchini (2 1/2 lbs)
1 Tbsp olive oil
1 clove garlic, finely minced
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
1 cup marinara sauce
1 1/2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese (6 oz)
1/3 cup finely shredded parmesan cheese (1.4 oz)
1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
2 Tbsp chopped fresh oregano
1/ Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line a large rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper, set aside.
2/ Cut each zucchini into halves through the length. Pat insides dry with paper towels (cut portion). Align on prepared baking sheet.
3/ In a bowl, stir together olive oil and garlic then brush lightly over tops of zucchini. Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste then brush a slightly heaped 1 Tbsp of marinara sauce over each zucchini, leaving a small rim near edges uncoated.
4/Sprinkle tops evenly with mozzarella cheese then with parmesan cheese. Top with sliced cherry tomatoes.
5/ Bake in preheated oven 12 - 18 minutes (bake time will vary depending on how thick your zucchini are and how crisp/tender you want them).
6/Remove from oven and sprinkle with chopped fresh oregano. Serve warm.