I want to share a recipe that uses
some delicious, fresh summer bounty,
Our garden is providing us with so
much tasty produce I have to
cook with it every day to keep up!
Today I want to share a
zucchini recipe with you.
Let's head to the kitchen and get busy.
Begin by slicing two zucchini in half
lengthwise and removing some of the middle pulp.
Then in a baking dish that's been sprayed with non-stick
spray, place some herbed tomato sauce and the
Lightly salt and pepper each.
Bake the zucchini at 350 degrees for 20 minutes.
While that's baking.....
......brown a pound of lean hamburger meat.
I added some Herbes de Provence and some
shallots....use your favorite savory hamburger spices.
And I set the table.
Now it's time to fill the zucchini with lots of yumminess!
Seasoned hamburger meat goes in first....
.....then some more of the herbed tomato sauce.
I used some homemade tomato sauce I made
that had mushrooms in it.
My tomato sauce turned out pretty good this year.
Some years it's the perfect candidate for the drain....
but this year I guess the culinary stars were all lined up!
The last little bit went onto the plates.
I used this jar up but luckily the batch made
a couple of large jars, too!
Next, I piled on some grated cheese....
.....and lastly I sprinkled a good amount of panko
bread crumbs over the top.
This dish is ready for another trip into the oven.
Still 350 degrees.....this time for 10-12 minutes.
I checked on my dish and it was all good and melty.
I like the top browned, so....
...... I turned the
broiler on for a couple of minutes.
Watch this step carefully......do not walk away
from food browning under the broiler!
Gooey, hot and ready to eat!
The zucchini had baked into soft, melty
holders of goodness!
So, I used a long, narrow spatula to
place them on our plates.
This entree would make a nice meal served with
bread, a salad, your favorite herbed rice....
but today I'm serving it with
pickled cabbage and cauliflower.
I have never been much of a cabbage fan but
I pickled a couple of heads of cabbage that
husband grew....and guess what?!
I really enjoy pickled cabbage!
I'm glad I tried it!
Dinner is ready....let's eat!
We both cleaned our plates....husband
cleaned his twice!
So it's time for a little something sweet....
...... zucchini bread!
These cute loaves were made using
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