Pepperoni and Cheese Zucchini Bites

Time: 20 minutes
Yield: 7-8 servings
Recipe adapted from my sister-in-law Miriam Pritchett

1 medium-sized zucchini
Johnny's Garlic Spread and Seasoning or Garlic Salt
3/4 C Prego Italian Sauce
2 C mozzarella cheese
1/2 (6 ounce) package pepperoni
1/2 C parmesan cheese

1. Preheat  your oven to 400 degrees.
2. Grab a medium sized zucchini and chop it into 1/4 inch slices.
3. Line a baking sheet with tin foil and spray it with cooking spray. You may need another pan, depending on the size of your zucchini.
4. Sprinkle a little Johnny's Garlic Spread over each zucchini piece. You can buy it at Costco. If you don't have any Johnny's you can just use regular garlic salt. Don't stress over it. The red sauce will add a lot of flavor as well.
5. Pop the pan into your hot oven and bake for about 10 minutes or until they are fork tender.
6. Remove the pan from the oven and spread about 1 tablespoon of sauce over the top of each one.
7. Cover the sauce with some mozzarella cheese and 1 or 2 slices of pepperoni.
8. Sprinkle a bit of parmesan cheese over the top of the pepperoni.
9. Turn the oven to broil and pop the pan back in. Let the cheese get bubbly and wonderful. Watch it closely, this should only take about 2-3 minutes.
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