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Zucchini and Tomatoes

#Homemade #Zucchini and #Tomatoes #CucinaDelloZio

Zucchine e Pomodori
Zucchini and Tomatoes
by James Belardo

A nice and simple vegetable side dish that can be served with a rice, roast potatoes and even with a plain pasta like aglio e oil.

Ingredients
4 medium zucchini, sliced (coined)
12 small ripe plum tomatoes
1/2 onion, diced
2-3 cloves garlic, diced
1/2 cup loosely cut fresh basil
olive oil
fresh lemon juice (1/2 medium-large lemon)
Peperoncino Fiocchi (hot pepper flakes) – optional
Salt and Pepper to taste

Directions
1. On medium-high, Pre-heat 3 tablespoons of olive oil in a sauce pot or small dutch oven.  Add onions and when they begin to turn a bit translucent, add the diced garlic and Peperoncino Fiocchi (hot pepper flakes) (optional).
#Homemade #Zucchini and #Tomatoes #CucinaDelloZio - sauté onions garlic & h peppers

2. Once the garlic begins to soften, add the zucchini + 1 tbsp olive oil
#Homemade #Zucchini and #Tomatoes #CucinaDelloZio - add the zucchini

3. add the tomatoes
#Homemade #Zucchini and #Tomatoes #CucinaDelloZio - then the tomatoes

4.add 1 cup of white wine (pinot grigio), bring to boil and lower to simmer
#Homemade #Zucchini and #Tomatoes #CucinaDelloZio - 1/2c white #wine

5. Add the bay leaves, salt and pepper, cook for 5 minutes
#Homemade #Zucchini and #Tomatoes #CucinaDelloZio - bay leaves s&p

5. Add the  fresh cut basil leaves, cook for 5-10 minutes
#Homemade #Zucchini and #Tomatoes #CucinaDelloZio - fresh basil

5. Finally add the lemon juice and let cook for a final 5-10 minutes
#Homemade #Zucchini and #Tomatoes #CucinaDelloZio - fresh lemon juice

Enjoy!

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Written by Zio James

October 20, 2015 at 1:07 PM

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