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Monday, August 7, 2017

It's National Zucchini Day!

At GardenShare we love everything Zucchini! We are so excited to celebrate National Zucchini Day with you all that we just had to included two easy-to-make zucchini recipes for a fun summer occasion.

Zucchini Pie
  • Serves 6
  • Hands-On Time 15 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 20 min

INGREDIENTS
  1. 3cups grated zucchini
  2. 1small onion, chopped
  3. 1cup all-purpose flour
  4. 1cup grated provolone cheese
  5. 3eggs, beaten
  6. 1/4cup vegetable oil
  7. 4tablespoons grated Parmesan
  8. 2teaspoons chopped fresh basil
  9. 1teaspoon baking powder
  10. 1teaspoon kosher salt
  11. 1/2teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

DIRECTIONS
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Combine all the ingredients in a large bowl, reserving 1 tablespoon of the Parmesan.
  2. Spoon the zucchini mixture into a 10-inch round glass pie plate or metal pie pan that has been coated with vegetable cooking spray.
  3. Bake for 45 to 50 minutes or until golden brown. Sprinkle with the reserved Parmesan. Cool 10 to 15 minutes before slicing.


Zucchini Spice Bread
  • Makes 1 loaf
  • Hands-On Time 15 min
  • Total Time 2 hrs 15 min

INGREDIENTS

  1. 1/2cup canola oil, plus more for the pan
  2. 1 1/2cups all-purpose flour, spooned and leveled
  3. 1teaspoon baking powder
  4. 1teaspoon ground cinnamon
  5. 1/2teaspoon ground ginger
  6. 1/2teaspoon kosher salt
  7. 1/4teaspoon baking soda
  8. 1/4teaspoon ground nutmeg
  9. pinch ground cloves
  10. 1/2cup light brown sugar
  11. 1/4cup granulated sugar
  12. 2large eggs
  13. 1teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  14. 1medium zucchini (about 8 ounces), coarsely grated (about 1 1/2 cups)

DIRECTIONS


  1. Heat oven to 350° F. Oil an 8½-by-4½-inch loaf pan. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, cinnamon, ginger, salt, baking soda, nutmeg, and cloves.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together the oil, light brown and granulated sugars, eggs, and vanilla; mix in the zucchini. Add the flour mixture and mix until just combined (do not overmix).
  3. Spread the batter in the prepared pan and bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, 50 to 60 minutes. Cool in the pan for 30 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.