Showing posts with label chopped zucchini. Show all posts
Showing posts with label chopped zucchini. Show all posts

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Zucchini yumminess, #recipe from @DarylWoodGerber


From Daryl aka Avery:

Zucchini. I love it. It's so versatile. It works as a veggie. It goes into pastas and risottos. It goes into breads and muffins. It's good raw. It's tasty in a salad.

And it's so healthy for you, too.

It is low calorie. No saturated fats, no cholesterol. A good source of dietary fiber. It is also a good source of potassium and is an important intra-cellular electrolyte. Zucchini is rich in vitamin A and has moderate amounts of C and B. What's not to love!

This easy-peasy recipe is a go-to for me pretty much every week. All you need is a firm hand when chopping (or a fun chopping tool where you can pound out your aggressions).

Now if only I could figure out how to grow zucchini without it taking over my entire garden. I remember as a girl we would grow zucchini. We had a lot of acreage, and it was good thing we did. Every zucchini plant we ever had was about 6 feet wide and produced huge - no, gargantuan-sized - zucchini.  Personally, when eating as a veggie and not using in breads and such, I prefer the smaller sized zucchini. Much more flavorful, not as much pulp.

Enjoy!

PS  Figure 1 zucchini per person. I made this recipe for 2. Do your math when it comes to the butter, Parmesan, etc.

Zucchini Yumminess

(serves 2)

2 zucchini, chopped fine
1 tablespoon butter
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
4 tablespoons sour cream
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg

Directions:


Chop zucchini fine and set aside. Heat butter and salt in a sauté pan on medium-high.



Add the chopped zucchini. Cook, stirring often, for about 2 minutes. Add in the Parmesan cheese. Stir for 1-2 minutes more.





Remove from heat. Set on plates and decorate with sour cream and nutmeg.

'


LAST BUT NOT LEAST, are you signed up for my newsletter
Good news coming. New contests and giveaways.  Recipes and more. 
Don't miss out!


******************

Friend Daryl on Facebook
Friend Avery on Facebook
Follow Daryl on Twitter
Follow Avery on Twitter
Follow both of us on Pinterest
Check out our website.

AS GOUDA AS DEAD
order here





FUDGING THE BOOKS, the next Cookbook Nook Mystery, is available for order: order here.



If you haven't done so, sign up for the mailing list 
so you can learn about upcoming events, releases, and contests!