Thursday, August 09, 2018

Zucchini recipes

In the nick of time, too

Herbed Zucchini
2 C. zucchini, thinly sliced
1 medium onion, thinly sliced
1/2 medium green pepper, chopped
1 T. olive oil
1 T. fresh basil, snipped fine
1/2 t. salt
dash of pepper
1 clove garlic, minced
1 medium tomato, peeled (if desired) and cubed

Combine all ingredients except tomatoes in 2 qt. casserole.  Cover.
Microwave on high 4 - 5 minutes.  Stir in tomatoes.  Cover.  Microwave
on high 1 - 2-1/2 minutes.
Our family enjoys this easy summer dish either presented as a side dish,or served
on top of spaghetti noodles.
Nancy Reppert
SweetRemembrancesTeaRoom.com

Zucchini Bread

Preheat oven to 350 F

Combine dry ingredients:
3 C flour
2 t cinnamon
½ t nutmeg
1 t baking soda
½ t baking powder
½ t salt

Combine separately in a large bowl:
2 C sugar
2 C shredded zucchini
½ C vegetable oil
2 eggs, lightly beaten
1 t vanilla
2 t molasses
One pinch or two of lemon zest
1 C of chopped nuts (optional)
Mix dry ingredients into the second bowl of wet ingredients and stir until combined, fold in the nuts.  The recipe makes two 8x4 loaves, grease the loaf pans and pour in the batter.
Bake in 350F oven for 50-60 minutes, until a knife inserted near the center, comes out clean.  Let the loaves cool in the pans for 10 minutes and then remove loaves to a cooling rack.   Enjoy!
Stephanie Gipperich


Chocolate Zucchini Bread

Mix these ingredients together by hand :

2 C Sugar 2 eggs
¼ t baking powder
1 C vegetable Oil
1 t salt 1 t baking soda
1 tsp vanilla
¼ c cocoa

add and mix well by hand (to avoid a mushy texture):

3 ½ C firmly packed shredded zucchini
2 ¾ C flour
1/2 C dried sweet cherries
1 C pecans
1 C chocolate chips
1 C shredded coconut

Pour into 3 small (8 x 3 7/8 x 2 3/8) floured and greased loaf pans.
Bake at 325 degrees for 1 hour.

T.E.H Staff


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