Sunday, July 19, 2009

magnificent large zucchini

Pretty and yummy zucchini boats are a great way to entertain. It looks very presentable and the flavors burst with fresh summer ingredients!


farfalle pasta

2 large zucchinis

2 shallots, chopped

1 tablespoon fresh grated ginger

2 garlic cloves

a cup of cherry tomatoes

1/2 cup pine nuts

1 tablespoon fresh chopped basil

salt and ground black pepper

grated cheese

fresh basil all grown up!
preheat oven to 375 degrees. Cook pasta
Cut zucchini in half length wise, scoop out and discard seeds. Use a small, sharp knife and tablespoon to scoop out flesh, chop the flesh coarsely.
Gentry fry shallots, ginger adn garlic in olive oil for 5 minutes, then add zucchini flesh, tomatoes, salt and pepper. Cover and cook for 10 minutes until vegetables are soft.

Add pasta, pine nuts and basil to the pan, stiry well set aiside.
Meanwhile, place zucchin halves in roasting pan, season
Cover with foil and bake 15 minutes.

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