Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Sausage Stuffed Zucchini

Sausage Stuffed Zucchini

...a nice recipe to try.....great one !
Zucchini Recipe Ingredients:

* 4 medium zucchini
* 1/4 pound pork sausage
* 1/4 cup chopped onion
* 1 clove garlic minced
* 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
* 1/2 cup crushed saltine crackers
* 1 egg, lightly beaten
* 1/4 teaspoon dried leaf thyme, crumbled
* 1/4 teaspoon salt, or to taste
* dash pepper

Zucchini Recipe Instructions

Cook whole zucchini in boiling salted water until just tender, about 6 to 9 minutes. Cut each zucchini in half lengthwise; scoop out squash, mash, and set aside. Place shells in a shallow baking dish; set aside. In a heavy skillet over medium heat, cook sausage with chopped onion; drain off excess fat; stir in mashed zucchini. Reserving 2 tablespoons of Parmesan cheese for topping, add remaining Parmesan cheese to the meat mixture along with remaining ingredients. Mix well. Spoon mixture into zucchini shells; sprinkle stuffed zucchini with the reserved 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese. Bake stuffed zucchini at 350° for 20 to 30 minutes...and the sausage stuffed zucchini is ready to serve....nice for starters meal...Enjoy it !

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Zucchini & Tomato Casserole Recipes

Zucchini & Tomato Casserole Recipes

  • 2 tablespoons of butter
  • 1/2 cup of green pepper
  • 1/4 cup of chopped onion
  • 2 cups of sliced zucchini, 1/2 inch thick
  • 1/2 cup of soft bread, diced
  • 1/4 cup of grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • a dash of pepper
  • 2 cups of tomato wedges
  • 1/2 cup of shredded Cheddar cheese

Sauté the green pepper and onion in melted butter. Add zucchini, bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, salt, pepper. Turn into a covered 1 quart casserole, bake at 375ºF. oven for 20 minutes. Add tomatoes. Bake for 10 minutes more. Remove from oven, and sprinkle cheddar cheese on top...enjoy it !