Zucchini with Sun-Dried Tomatoes

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Chippie1

Total preparation time includes the 20 minute soaking time for the tomatoes. This comes from The Encyclopedia of Italian Dishes and absolutely wonderful. I planted zucchini this year in the garden and it's so plentiful, I have to come up with different ways to prepare it.

Top Review by red_baron

Very very nice, simple sophistication -I would certainly serve this to guests. I did however adapt it just for me. Sitting here wanting a little bit of an in between meal filler, I had one 7-8 inch zucchini. I used 1 good sized dried-tomato piece, sliced it and cut the slices in half and enough onion and garlic to suit my taste. A shake of parmesean and....delightful! I'd be inclined to take off half a star for the work involved in chopping enough for 4-6 people, but the recipe is perfect!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Slice the tomatoes into thin strips.
  2. Place in a bowl with warm water.
  3. Allow to stand 20 minutes.
  4. In a large frying pan, heat the oil and stir in the onion.
  5. Cook over low to moderate heat until it softens but does not brown.
  6. Stir in the garlic& zucchini.
  7. Cook for about 5 minutes.
  8. Stir in the tomatoes and their soaking liquid.
  9. Season with salt& pepper.
  10. Raise heat slightly and cook until the zucchini is just tender.
  11. Serve hot or cold.

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