Tomato, Zucchini and Feta Gratin

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Total Time
1hr
Prep 20 mins
Cook 40 mins

This is a recipe I copied from Food and Wine magazine. It is easy and has a great flavor to it. I have substituted thyme for dill. If you have flavored feta available, that is really nice twist to add with this dish. Just delete the thyme. I have done both the original recipe and the flavored fetas with success. It is a lovely way to make a dish when you have a bumper crop of zucchini and tomatoes coming out of your garden.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Slice zucchini into 1/2" rounds. Blanch zucchini in boiling water for 4 minutes. Drain well, and pat dry.
  2. Slice tomatoes, lengthwise, into 4 slices per tomato. With a spoon remove seeds.
  3. In a greased 9x9 glass baking dish, place zucchini, overlapping, in a single layer to cover bottom of dish.
  4. Drizzle zucchini with 1 tbsp of olive oil over top.
  5. Sprinkle with with garlic, thyme, salt and pepper.
  6. Next add a layer of crumbled feta.
  7. Top dish with tomato slices.
  8. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Drizzle all of casserole with remaining oil.
  9. Bake, in preheated, 400°F oven for 40 minutes. Remove and let rest 10 minutes before serving.
Most Helpful

5 5

I love this recipe for it's simplicity. The feta cheese definitely is the key to a heavenly dish, however if I don't want to run to the store it is also good with parmesan. I agree with Queer Eye in the Kitchen Guy, no need to blanch anything, just pop it in the oven and cook for 30 mins. I like to make this a meal by serving it over linguine noodles. Thank you Expat, mmm!

4 5

This was a great way to use tomatoes & thyme from the garden. I didnt blanche the zucchini & only cooked it for 30 minutes. 25 min. would have been fine too since we prefer the zucchini not too mushy. The flavors were excellent! This is definitely a keeper & would be a great side or even main course all year round! Thanks for sharing!

5 5

This made the entire house smell wonderful and it tasted equally delicious. Pretty to look at also!