Zucchini Mornay

READY IN: 1hr 5mins
Recipe by Whisper

This recipe is from one of my favorite cookbooks, Thru the Grapevine. Another different way to use the zucchini in your garden.

Top Review by evelyn/athens

This was really good - basically a grated zucchini gratin. I added a bit of cayenne pepper cause I wanted a little more 'zing' in ours, but otherwise followed the recipe to a T. Good comfort food.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 8 inch zucchini
  • 12 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup onion, sliced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 13-12 cup light cream
  • salt and pepper
  • 23 cup swiss cheese, grated
  • 3 tablespoons breadcrumbs, buttered

Directions

  1. Grate zucchini; add salt and let stand for 20 minutes.
  2. Wring out zucchini and save juice.
  3. Saute onion and garlic in butter until tender.
  4. Add flour; blend and cook 2 minutes.
  5. Add reserved juice and thicken; add zucchini.
  6. Thin with light cream.
  7. Season to taste.
  8. Add 1/3 cup Swiss cheese; turn into buttered shallow baking dish.
  9. Sprinkle 1/3 cup Swiss cheese over zucchini; top with bread crumbs.
  10. Bake at 425 degrees for 15-20 minutes.

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