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A good use for zucchini

Old 07-21-2015, 06:14 AM
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I found this amazing recipe for the zucchini that is now just coming in my garden. I hope you enjoy as much as we did and, since I didn't have any cilantro I just left it out.

Skillet Zucchini and Corn

2 tbl. olive oil
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 zucchinis, diced
1/2 cut chopped onion
1 cup frozen corn kernels, thawed
1/4 tsp. dried basil
1/4 tsp. dried thyme
1/8 tsp. black pepper
1 tbl. lime juice
1 tbl. chopped fresh cilantro

1. In a large skillet over medium high heat, heat oil. Add garlic, zucchini, and onion to the skillet and cook for 6-7 min. or until soft, stirring occasionally

2. Add corn, basil thyme, and pepper. Cook for 5 min. stirring occasionally, or until heated through. Stir in lime juice and cilantro

3. Sprinkle with Parmesan and serve
2 tbl. grated Parmesan cheese
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Old 07-22-2015, 04:36 AM
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I might have to try this tonight. We have tons of zucchini and corn.
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Will have to try it for supper tonight. Have plenty of zucchini and a couple of ears of left over corn.
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Old 07-22-2015, 09:31 AM
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Thanks for the great-looking recipe!
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Old 07-22-2015, 10:58 AM
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Yum, sounds great!
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Old 07-22-2015, 04:34 PM
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I just found this today! chef-in-training.com

Zucchini Cookies
This is a DELICIOUS way to use up some zucchini! These cookies are soft and cake like and taste wonderful!
Author: Nikki
Recipe type: Dessert

Ingredients
1 cups flour
1 cup sugar
teaspoon Baking Soda
teaspoon salt
teaspoon nutmeg
teaspoon cinnamon
cup shortening
1 egg
1 cup grated zucchini
1 cups quick oats

Frosting
cup butter, softened
3 Tablespoons milk
2 teaspoons vanilla
3-4 cups powdered sugar

Instructions

Cookies
1.Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
2.Combine flour, sugar, baking soda, salt, nutmeg and cinnamon together in a large bowl and stir to combine ingredients well. Cut in shortening. Beat in egg until well combined. Add zucchini and oats and beat until evenly mixed in.
3.Spoon drops of cookie dough onto greased cookie sheet.
4.Bake at 400 degrees F for 8-10 minutes. Let cool.

Frosting
1.Cream butter in a medium bowl. Add remaining ingredients and beat until smooth. Add more milk and/or powdered sugar until desired consistency is reached.
2.Frost cookies once they are completely cooled and sprinkle the tops with a little nutmeg.
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Two zucchini? Some of ours are the size of size of baseball bats! :-)
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Old 07-23-2015, 03:46 AM
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I usually grate it up and freeze it for later use in zucchini bread.
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Old 07-23-2015, 04:05 AM
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Originally Posted by mimi9411 View Post
I usually grate it up and freeze it for later use in zucchini bread.

That's my vote too....but yrs ago I used to "jar" zucchini relish.....yummy. Has anyone made stuffed zukes....just hollow out a bit, fill with seasoned grd beef pour red sauce over, bake........good too
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Tale the large zucchinis and cur them lengthwise in half. Scoop our the seesy part and then cur them in slices crosswise. Use a good applepie recipe and make pies. They are really good!
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