Zucchini and cheese gratin: a easy recipe to prepare it at home with few ingredients and lots of flavor
June 30, 2020
Let's face it, greens and vegetables are definitely not our children's favorite food, everything that seems green and healthy is systematically rejected by the little ones; yet, vegetables and greens are foods rich in vitamins and nutrients, which should never be missing from anyone's weekly diet, big or small. How to make our children like zucchini, for example? What do you think of preparing a delicious zucchini and cheese gratin at home?
via A Table
A low-calorie, tasty recipe, also suitable for the summer season and which we are sure will please even the little ones. Here are the ingredients you will need:
1 kg of zucchini
1 tablespoon of olive oil
1 clove of garlic
1 teaspoon thyme
1 teaspoon rosemary
1 teaspoon oregano
60 gr of parmesan
10 cl of milk
Preheat the oven to 180 ° and in the meantime cut the courgettes into slices around 1 centimeter thick. Put them on a baking tray and add salt, then let them dry. Then, chop the onion and add to a pan with the olive oil and fry the onion for about 5 minutes. In the meantime, take a bowl and beat the eggs as if you were preparing an omelette. Then add the thyme, rosemary and oregano, do the same for the garlic after having crushed it; only then add 10 cl of milk and 60 gr of Parmesan to the mixture.
Then salt and pepper the mixture to taste and mix it well to make it more homogeneous. Take a baking dish and put the onion in first, then the cut zucchini; then pour the egg mixture over the zucchini and onion layers. Garnish with nutmeg and grated Parmesan to give more flavor; cook the gratin in the oven for about 25 minutes at 180 °.
Once the surface is golden brown, take it out of the oven and serve hot. Enjoy your meal!