Tag: summer squash

Summer Vegetable & Chicken Stew

Ingredients: 3/4 lb boneless, skinless chicken thighs cut into bite-sized pieces 5 cloves of garlic, minced 3 medium tomatoes, diced 4 Serrano peppers, diced 1 medium zucchini, diced 1 onion, diced 1 ear’s worth of corn kernels 2 cups diced okra 5 1/2 cup chicken stock 1 1/2 tablespoons canola […]

Fresh Tomato & Zucchini Pasta Sauce

Ingredients: 1 onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 large zucchini, diced 4 cups diced roma tomatoes 1/2 cup minced prosciutto 1/2 cup minced fresh Italian parsley salt freshly ground black pepper olive oil Directions: Heat the olive oil in a pan. Add the onion and garlic. Saute until fragrant. […]

Farm Stand Salad

Ingredients: 1 ear of corn’s worth of kernels 1 cubanelle pepper, diced 4 baby pattypan squash, diced 2 cucumbers, diced 2 cups halved cherry tomatoes dressing 1 small shallot, minced 1 handful basil, minced 3 oz red wine vinegar salt pepper Directions: In a small bowl, whisk together the dressing […]

Thai Tofu on Lemongrass Skewers

Ingredients: marinade: 1/2 cup roughly chopped Thai basil 1/4 cup olive oil 1/4 cup fresh lime juice 1 tablespoon dark soy sauce 1 stalk lemongrass, cut into bits 2 garlic cloves, grated 2 inch knob ginger, grated 1 inch knob galanga, grated 1 Thai chile pepper, minced 1 teaspoon palm […]

Breakfast Quesadillas

Ingredients:4 eggs1 hot chile pepper*, diced1 small potato, diced1 small onion, diced1 small zucchini, diced2 tablespoons olive oilsharp cheddarflour tortillas**salsa*** Directions:Whisk together the eggs and the hot pepper. Scramble in a small pan, leaving large curds. Set aside. Meanwhile, in a small heavy pan, saute the onions, potato and zucchini […]

Straight from the Garden Zucchini and Pepper Tomato Sauce

Ingredients:3 pepperincini peppers, small dice2 zucchini, chopped or diced3 cloves garlic, minced1 large shallot, small dice1 small onion, diced35 oz canned whole tomatoes in juice, cut up2 tablespoons olive oil 1 lb cooked pasta Directions:In a large saucepan, heat the oil. Add the onion, zucchini, peppers and shallot, saute until […]

Zucchini and Rice Stuffed Eggplant

Ingredients:2 eggplants, sliced longways1 onion, minced1 zucchini, chopped1 carrot, diced1 1/2 cup prepared rice1 tablespoon fresh thyme1 tablespoon olive oiladditional olive oilsaltpepper optional: parmesan or asiago cheese for sprinkling Directions:Preheat the oven to 350. Using a ice cream scoop, scoop out the insides of the eggplant, leaving a 1/2 to […]

Crêpes with Steak, Onions & Zucchini

Ingredients:1 1/3 cup milk3/4 cup buckwheat flour1/2 cup flour1/4 cup butter, melted and cooled3 eggs1 1 lb steak (top round, hanger or flank)1 large onion, sliced2-4 zucchini2 tablespoons olive oilkosher saltcoarsely ground pepper Directions:In a small bowl, whisk together the butter, buckwheat flour, flour, eggs and milk. Allow to sit […]

Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

Ingredients:2 eggs2 cups shredded zucchini1 3/4 cup flour1 cup buttermilk2/3 cup sugar1/2 cup oil1/2 cup cocoa1/3 cup chopped pecans2 teaspoons baking powder1 teaspoon cinnamon1/2 teaspoon cloves1/2 teaspoon allspice Directions:Preheat oven to 350. Grease and flour or line* 12 wells in a muffin tin. Set aside. In a large bowl, mix […]

Spring Vegetable Soup

Ingredients:1/2 lb asparagus, cut into 1 inch pieces1/2 lb green beans, cut into 1 inch pieces2 carrots, cut into coins1 zucchini, diced1 small onion, diced2 cups corn2 cups broth*14 oz nonfat evaporated milk1 tablespoon olive oilpepper Directions:In a medium saucepan, heat the oil. Add the onions and carrots and saute. […]