Grilled Eggplant And Zucchini
If you like it a little.
Grilled eggplant and zucchini. Despite this lineup of bright summery looking zucchini recipes the fruit yes fruit has a sad watery reputation. Pick up fresh zucchini from the farmers market if you canlocal varieties are flavor champs compared to those youll find at the grocery store. Serve at room temperature as a side dish to grilled fish or as a starter on toasted bread. Drop batter by scant 23 cupfuls into oil.
The eggplant and mushroom were oven roasted as described in the recipe except that i used an olive oil spray quicker and easier than brushing with oil. It works on its own as part of a grilled vegetable platter or even as a stand in for a meat patty in burgers. Well actually the watery bit is really a fact. Sadly it is more commonly either overcooked and flavorless or undercooked and spongy.
Arrange zucchini sticks in a single layer on the baking sheet without touching. In a sieve or colander drain zucchini squeezing to remove excess liquid. Press lightly to flatten. 1 long eggplant a slender eggplant like a japanese eggplant not a large globe about 12 pound 1 large zucchini about 10 to 12 inches long 1 12 inch diameter about 12 pound or other summer squash 2 medium sized tomatoes 3 cloves of garlic peeled and smashed 1 12 teaspoons salt 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley.
Nutty tahini adds rich flavor and creaminess which gets a lovely lift from the hit of lime juice. Its fast easy and delicious. Zucchinis are 94 h2o. Roast for 7 minutes flip pieces over and cook for another 8 13 minutes making 15 20 minutes total.
Grilled eggplant can be one of the great treats of summerlusciously tender eggplant with bits of crispy charred edges here and there. For the grilled veggies i used a sliced portabello mushroom fresh green pepper walla walla sweet onions and some frozen red and yellow pepper slices. Zucchini is one of my favorite vegetables i make it year round and have a ton of zucchini recipes. Try it with grilled eggplant or chicken for a hint of persian flavor.
It can stand up to being grilled or fried tastes bomb when breaded like in eggplant parmesan or eggplant rollatini and lives its best life when roasted stewed or sauteacuteed for ratatouille baba ghanoush. Its tangy sweet crunchy and salty all at the same time. Roast zucchini in the oven. In a small bowl combine the zucchini onion bread crumbs eggs salt and cayenne.
Gently stir in chopped egg whites. Roasted zucchini spears in the oven take about 20 25 minutes at 400 degrees f. During the summer months i love grilling zucchini as a side dish to serve with chicken fish or meat. Caponata is a sicilian dish with eggplant zucchini tomato and peppers traditionally cooked in oil and vinegar and flavored with sugar raisins capers olives and pine nuts.