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Zucchini Egg Bake

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Discover the joy of simple, wholesome cooking with this Zucchini Egg Bake. This recipe is a testament to the beauty of combining fresh, straightforward ingredients to create a dish that’s both nourishing and incredibly satisfying. The tender slices of zucchini, enveloped in a fluffy egg mixture and topped with a golden layer of Parmesan cheese, make for a delightful meal that’s as pleasing to the eye as it is to the palate. It’s a versatile dish that can be enjoyed at any time of day, whether as a hearty breakfast, a light lunch, or a comforting dinner.

The process is as rewarding as the outcome, with each step bringing you closer to a meal that’s packed with flavor and texture. The addition of fresh parsley not only adds a pop of color but also a burst of freshness that complements the creamy eggs and zucchini perfectly. This Zucchini Egg Bake is a celebration of simple ingredients coming together in the most delicious way possible, proving that sometimes, the most uncomplicated recipes are the ones that resonate the most.

Full Recipe:

Ingredients:

  • 1 zucchini, sliced
  • 2 tomatoes, sliced
  • 4 eggs
  • Fresh parsley, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream
  • 5-6 tablespoons flour
  • Salt, to taste
  • Black pepper, to taste
  • Dried basil, to taste
  • Red pepper flakes, to taste
  • Grated Parmesan cheese
  • Vegetable oil, for frying

 

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Directions:

  1. Prep the Vegetables: Slice the zucchini and one tomato. Set aside the second tomato for garnish.
  2. Create the Batter: In a bowl, whisk together the eggs, sour cream, flour, salt, black pepper, dried basil, and red pepper flakes until smooth.
  3. Cook the Zucchini: Heat vegetable oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add the sliced zucchini and fry until the edges are slightly browned.
  4. Pour the Egg Mixture: Over the zucchini in the skillet, evenly pour the egg mixture. Arrange the sliced tomato on top for decoration.
  5. Add the Cheese: Sprinkle generously with grated Parmesan cheese.
  6. Cook: Cover the skillet with a lid and reduce the heat to low. Let it cook for 10-15 minutes, or until the frittata is set and the cheese is melted.
  7. Serve: Garnish with fresh parsley. Slice and serve warm directly from the skillet.

Prep Time: 10 minutes | Cooking Time: 20 minutes | Total Time: 30 minutes

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