Welcome to our blog, where we share delicious and easy-to-make recipes for all the food enthusiasts out there! Today, we have a mouthwatering dish that will surely satisfy your cravings for Italian cuisine. It’s called Zucchini e Pomodori Gratinati, or in English, Zucchini and Tomato Gratin. This dish combines the freshness of zucchini and the tanginess of tomatoes, perfectly baked with a cheesy topping. It’s a delightful vegetarian option that can be served as a main course or a side dish. So, let’s get cooking and enjoy this delectable Italian treat!
Recipe: Zucchini e Pomodori Gratinati (Zucchini and Tomato Gratin)
2 large zucchinis
4 medium-sized tomatoes
2 cloves of garlic, minced
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/4 cup bread crumbs
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 teaspoon dried oregano
Salt and pepper to taste
Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
Wash the zucchinis and tomatoes, then slice them into thin rounds. Set them aside.
In a small bowl, combine the minced garlic, grated Parmesan cheese, bread crumbs, olive oil, dried oregano, salt, and pepper. Mix well to create a flavorful topping.
Take a baking dish and arrange a layer of zucchini slices on the bottom. Top with a layer of tomato slices. Repeat the process until all the zucchini and tomatoes are used.
Sprinkle the prepared topping evenly over the zucchini and tomato layers.
Cover the baking dish with aluminum foil and bake for 20 minutes.
After 20 minutes, remove the aluminum foil and continue baking for an additional 10-15 minutes, or until the topping turns golden brown.
Once done, remove from the oven and let it cool for a few minutes before serving.
This Zucchini e Pomodori Gratinati is a delightful combination of flavors and textures. The zucchini and tomatoes become tender and juicy when baked, while the cheesy topping adds a delightful crunch. Serve it as a main course with a side of salad or as a side dish alongside your favorite Italian dishes. It’s a versatile dish that will surely impress your family and friends. Enjoy!