RECIPE # 5181 - ZUCCHINI PIE AND OTHER ZUCCHINI RECIPES - Tuesday, June 2, 2014

RECIPE # 5181 - ZUCCHINI PIE AND OTHER ZUCCHINI RECIPES - Tuesday, June 2, 2014

CREATED Jun 3, 2014
JAMIE YOST / www.allrecipes.com

1 (10 inch) unbaked pie crust

2 tablespoons butter, melted

2/3 cup bacon bits

4 cups diced zucchini

4 eggs

1/2 cup heavy cream

1/2 teaspoon dried marjoram

1 teaspoon onion salt

1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper

2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese




Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).



Brush crust with melted butter. Sprinkle bacon bits inside crust. Place zucchini, eggs and cream in a blender; puree until smooth. Pour zucchini mixture into a bowl and stir in marjoram, onion salt and cayenne. Fold cheese and pour mixture into pie crust.


Bake in preheated oven for 15 minutes. Reduce heat to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C) and bake for an additional 45 minutes, or until set.

GRILLED ZUCCHINI PIZZA WITH GOAT CHEESE
1 large zucchini, cut into 1/2-inch rounds

1 tablespoon olive oil

1/4 cup pizza sauce

1/2 cup chopped red onion

1/2 cup chopped roasted red pepper

1/2 cup chopped fresh mushrooms

1/4 cup crumbled goat cheese

2 ounces shredded mozzarella cheese

1 clove garlic, minced

1 teaspoon Italian seasoning


Preheat grill for medium heat and lightly oil the grate.


Brush one side of each zucchini round with olive oil; brush the opposite side with pizza sauce. Evenly divide red onion, roasted red pepper, mushrooms, goat cheese, mozzarella cheese, garlic, and Italian seasoning over each zucchini round.


Grill zucchini pizzas over preheated grill until zucchini is tender, about 10 minutes.

ZUCCHINI “CRAB” CAKES

2 1/2 cups grated zucchini

1 egg, beaten

2 tablespoons butter, melted

1 cup bread crumbs

1/4 cup minced onion

1 teaspoon Old Bay Seasoning TM

1/4 cup all-purpose flour

1/2 cup vegetable oil for frying


In a large bowl, combine zucchini, egg, and butter or margarine. Stir in seasoned crumbs, minced onion, and seasoning. Mix well.


Shape mixture into patties. Dredge in flour.


In a medium skillet, heat oil over medium high heat until hot. Fry patties in oil until golden brown on both sides.







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