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Recipe: ZUCCHINI WEEK: ZUCCHINI SQUASH CREOLE

With summer heat bearing down on so many back yard gardens, zucchini is about the only crop thriving. This week, we'll share ideas for turning zucchini into something zu-yummy. This recipe was shared (and enthusiastically recommended) by a zucchini-growing reader named Kim.

INGREDIENTS

4-6 small zucchini, sliced and placed in well-greased baking dish

3 tablespoons butter or bacon grease-melted

3 tablespoons flour

3 large tomatoes (or 2 cups canned tomatoes) peeled and chopped

1 small green pepper-chopped

1 small onion, chopped

1 teaspoon salt

1 tablespoon brown sugar

1/2 bayleaf (remove before baking)

Pinch of ground clove

1 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese

DIRECTIONS



Cook all ingredients except for zucchini and Parmesan cheese for 5 minutes over medium-high heat. Pour over zucchini and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour.

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