Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Zucchini & Tomatoes Au Gratin

Zucchini & Tomatoes Au Gratin

  • 2 pounds zucchini
  • 3 tablespoons of chopped onions
  • 3 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 2 cups of chopped fresh tomatoes
  • 1/8 teaspoon of pepper
  • 3/4 cup of grated cheese

Wash the zucchini and cut into 1/4 inch pieces. sauté onions in olive oil and add zucchini, cooking slowly for 5 minutes, stir frequently. Add tomatoes and pepper, cove and cook for 5 minutes longer. Turn into greased baking dish. Sprinkle cheese over top and bake in moderate oven at 375ºF., about 5 minutes...the zucchini recipe with tomatoes is ready ! Enjoy it !

Thursday, August 25, 2011

Zucchini-Pineapple Bread

Zucchini-Pineapple Bread

  • 5 eggs, beaten until frothy
  • 1 1/4 cups of vegetable oil
  • 2 1/2 cups of sugar
  • 1 tablespoon of vanilla extract
  • 3 1/2 cups of flour
  • 1 cup of toasted wheat germ
  • 1 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon of nutmeg
  • 1 tablespoon of baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon of baking powder
  • 3 cups of shredded zucchini
  • 1 cup crushed pineapple, drained

Preheat oven to 350ºF. Mix eggs and oil. Blend in sugar and vanilla. Mix thoroughly. Add remaining ingredients. Mix well. Pour into 3 loaf pans (7 × 3 × 2-inch). Bake 1 hour or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Enjoy the zucchini recipe !

Thursday, August 18, 2011

Zucchini-Pecan Bread

Zucchini-Pecan Bread
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1 cup of vegetable oil
  • 2 cups of sugar
  • 1 tablespoon of vanilla
  • 2 cups of zucchini, grated
  • 2 1/2 cups of flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon of baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 1 tablespoon of cinnamon
  • 1 cup of pecans; chopped/optional

Preheat oven to 350ºF. Lightly grease and flour two loaf pans. Beat eggs until foamy. Add next four ingredients in order. Add dry ingredients. Bake for one hour...and the zucchini recipe is ready..enjoy it !

Monday, August 15, 2011

Zucchini & Yellow Squash Pickles

Zucchini & Yellow Squash Pickles
  • 6 cups of sliced yellow squash
  • 6 cups of sliced zucchini
  • 2 cups of sliced onions
  • 1 tablespoon of pickling salt
  • 3 cups of white vinegar, 5% acidity
  • 4 1/2 cups of sugar
  • 1 green pepper, diced
  • 2 teaspoons of celery seed
  • 2 teaspoons of mustard seeds
Combine first three ingredients in a large bowl; sprinkle with salt and let stand 1 hour. Drain and pack in hot jars. Bring vinegar and next four ingredients to a boil in a large saucepan. Pour hot mixture into jars. Remove air bubbles. Seal with lid and process in boiling water bath for 20 minutes..and the zucchini yellow squash pickles is ready...enjoy !

Sunday, August 14, 2011

Curried Zucchini Soup

Try this nice zucchini recipe...curried soup ! Very tasty !

Zucchini Recipe Ingredients:

* 1 medium onion, chopped, about 1/2 cup
* 1 small clove garlic, minced
* 1 small carrot, shredded
* 1 tablespoon butter
* 2 medium zucchini, sliced or chopped, about 1 1/2 to 2 pounds
* 2 apples, peeled, diced
* 4 cups chicken broth
* 2 1/2 teaspoons curry powder, or to taste
* salt, to taste

Zucchini Recipe Instructions:
In a large saucepan, melt butter over low heat; sauté the onion, garlic and carrot slowly until onion begins to yellow. Add zucchini, diced apples, chicken broth, and curry powder. Boil for 2 minutes. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer for 20 minutes.

Carefully puree the hot soup in the blender in small batches. Add salt and pepper to taste. Serve soup garnished with cilantro or Italian parsley leaves. Serves 4 to 6 great persons...enjoy it !

Sunday, August 7, 2011

Cheddar Zucchini Casserole

Another great Zucchini recipe to try.... nice !

Zucchini Recipe Ingredients:

* 2 pounds zucchini, sliced (approximately 6 cups)
* salt and pepper
* 1 cup sour cream
* 2 eggs, divided
* 2 tablespoons flour
* 1 1/2 cups Cheddar cheese, shredded
* 6 slices bacon, cooked until crisp, drained, crumbled
* 1/2 cup bread crumbs
* 1 tablespoon melted butter

Zucchini Recipe Instructions :
Cook zucchini in a small amount of salted water until tender, about 15 minutes. Drain and sprinkle with salt and pepper.

In a medium bowl, sightly beat egg yolks; stir in sour cream and flour. In another bowl, beat egg whites until stiff; fold into the sour cream mixture. In a baking dish, about 12 x 7-inches, layer half of the zucchini, half of the sour cream mixture, and half the Cheddar cheese; sprinkle with all of the crumbled bacon. Repeat layers of zucchini, sour cream mixture, and cheese. Toss bread crumbs with melted butter; sprinkle over the top of the casserole. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 20 to 25 minutes. And the Zucchini Casserole is ready for feasts...enjoy !
Serves 6 to 8 persons...nice ! Enjoy it !
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Monday, August 1, 2011

Beef Stuffed Zucchini Recipe

Try this Zucchini beef recipe....a great one !

Zucchini Recipe Ingredients:

* 1 medium zucchini
* 1/4 lb. lean ground beef
* 1 tbsp chopped onion
* 1 tbsp minced green pepper
* 3 tablespoons tomato sauce
* 2 tbsp Parmesan cheese, divided
* Dash of garlic powder
* Dash of salt

Zucchini Recipe Instructions :
Wash and cut zucchini in half lengthwise. Scoop out pulp, leaving about 1/4-inch shell. Chop pulp and set aside. Place ground beef, onion, and green pepper in small casserole dish. Cover and microwave on HIGH for 1 to 2 minutes, stirring once, until browned. Drain. Add zucchini pulp, tomato sauce, 1 tablespoon Parmesan, garlic powder and salt to beef mixture. Place half of mixture in each zucchini shell; sprinkle top of mixture with remaining 1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese. Place on a microwave roasting rack; cover tightly with heavy-duty plastic wrap. Microwave on HIGH for 1 1/2 minutes. Give dish a half-turn, and microwave on HIGH for 1 1/2 to 3 1/2 minutes or until filling is set and zucchini is fork-tender. And the Zucchini beef is ready to serve ...nice taste ! Enjoy !
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