Tag: zucchini

Cuban Black Beans and Rice Casserole with Turkey and Zucchini

Ingredients: 4 slices of bacon, cut into bite-sized pieces 2 zucchini, cubed 1/2 small red onion, sliced thinly 2 cups cubed, cooked turkey 2 cups leftover Moros y Cristianos (Cuban-style Rice and Beans) 2/3 cup extra sharp cheddar Directions: Grease a 2-quart baking pan or small casseroles to equal 2 quarts. […]

Cheesy Zucchini Pimento Casserole

Ingredients 1 1/3 lb (about 3 medium) zucchini, cut into 1/2 inch thick half moons 3 eggs 1/4 cup milk 1/2 red onion, chopped 4 oz jar diced pimentos, drained 5 oz shredded gruyere, divided use 3 tablespoons breadcrumbs salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: Preheat the oven to 350. […]

Grilled Scallops with Cherry Tomatoes and Zucchini

Ingredients: 1 medium zucchini, cut into bite-sized pieces 3 shishito peppers 2 cups cherry tomatoes (I used Sun Gold) 1 small onion, sliced into quarter moon slices 1 lb large scallops, patted dry Florida seasoning or lemon pepper salt Directions: Lightly oil a grill pan and heat. Arrange the vegetables […]

Escarole Soup with Zucchini and Italian Sausage

Ingredients: 3/4 lb hot Italian sausage (casings removed) 2 small zucchini, diced 1 small onion, diced 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 large head escarole, chopped 2 quarts chicken, turkey or vegetable stock 1 15-oz can cannellini beans, drained 1/2 teaspoon sweet paprika 1 tablespoon Italian herb seasoning salt freshly ground […]

Zucchini-Potato Latkes

Ingredients: 4 cups finely grated Russet potatoes (about 4 medium potatoes) 2 small-medium zucchini, finely grated 1 small onion, grated 1 egg, beaten 1/4 cup matzo meal 1/2 teaspoon paprika 1/4 teaspoon granulated garlic sea salt freshly ground black pepper canola oil Directions: In a large cast iron skillet or […]

Summer Vegetable Pearl Couscous with Andouille

  Ingredients: 1 cup pearl couscous 1 lb turkey or regular andouille sausage, sliced into coins 1/2 red onion, chopped 1 Serrano pepper, minced 2 ears’ worth of corn kernels 2 zucchini, cubed 2 stalks celery, sliced 1/2 tablespoon Creole seasoning pinch celery seed pinch cayenne fried eggs, optional Directions: […]

Smoked Duck Spicy Sesame Noodles with Zucchini

Ingredients: for the sauce: 1/4 cup “pure” sesame paste* 1/4-1/3 cup water 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1 teaspoon light brown sugar 2 tablespoons chile-garlic sauce 1/2 tablespoon hot sesame oil for the duck: 1 1/2 cold, roasted duck (I used Maple Leaf Farm’s Roast Half Duck with Orange Sauce -discarded the sauce […]

Zucchini Slice with Turkey and Chorizo

Ingredients: 2 cups finely shredded zucchini, drained 1 Vidalia onion, chopped 1 1/4 cup cooked, cubed turkey breast (can sub chicken) 2 oz thinly sliced Spanish chorizo, cut into 1/4 inch pieces 2 oz crumbled goat cheese 5 eggs 1/2 cup olive oil 1 cup flour 2 teaspoons baking powder […]

Backyard Garden Salad with Burrata

Ingredients: 2 zucchini, spiralized into ribbons* 1 “baby” cucumber, spiralized into thin “noodles” 4 red radish, sliced 2 medium tomatoes, cut into bite-sized pieces (I used Black Krim tomatoes from my garden) 2 balls burrata 1 spring onion bulb, cut into half moons Himalayan sea salt (or regular) balsamic vinegar […]

Summery Spaghetti and Meatballs

Ingredients: for the meatballs: 2 lb 90% lean ground beef 1 medium zucchini, grated and squeezed dry 1 clove garlic, grated 1/4 cup finely grated pecorino romano 1/3 cup bread crumbs pinch nutmeg 1 egg salt pepper for the sauce: 1 onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 28 oz petite […]