Advice 1: How to cook zucchini

Bright green zucchini , you can fry and pickling. And if you grate or cut into ribbons with a vegetable cutter - zucchini will give any salad a touch of freshness. Young vegetables the skin is thin and delicate, so when cooking there is no need to remove it. Tiny zucchini are fried in oil and served whole with a sauce. Of a large zucchini, make the eggs and added to stews with other vegetables. Equally delicious stuffed zucchini.
You will need
    • Stuffed zucchini:
    • fresh small zucchini (4 pieces);
    • ground beef (200 g);
    • rice (100 g);
    • onion (1 piece);
    • carrot (1 piece);
    • Khmeli-suneli and salt to taste;
    • hard cheese (100 g);
    • tomatoes (2 pieces).
    • Vegetable stew:
    • zucchini (2 pieces);
    • bell pepper (2 pieces);
    • carrot (1 piece);
    • tomatoes (2 pieces);
    • green peas;
    • sour cream (2 tbsp.);
    • salt to taste.
Instruction
1
The stuffed zucchini. Wash the zucchini and put them on the Board. Cut each vegetable in half lengthwise. The dining room, or a teaspoon vygreba seeds with a loose pulp. You have turned a beautiful green boat.
2
Make the stuffing. Make the ground beef in a meat grinder or take ready. If no beef, have chicken breast, you can chop them with a blender or with a sharp knife. Put the mince in a deep bowl. Add Khmeli-suneli and salt, mix thoroughly.
3
Slice the onion and combine with grated carrots. Do zazharku. Follow the vegetables, don't forget to stir to avoid burning.
4
Rinse the rice and pour boiling water. Add salt and boil until soft.
5
Combine in a bowl ground beef, rice and fried carrots with onions. Stir until the rice and vegetables are evenly distributed in the stuffing.
6
Prepare a small deep pan or a wide saucepan for oven. Nafarshiruyte boat of courgettes with minced meat and place in a container. Add water to the bottom of an inch. Close the top with foil or lid and place in the oven for 30 – 40 minutes, depending on the size of zucchini.
7
Slice the tomatoes thin rings. Grate cheese on a grater. Remove stuffed zucchini, arrange on top of the pumps tomato rings, sprinkle with cheese and put another 5 minutes in the oven, until cheese is browned.
8
Ready pumps of zucchini sprinkle with herbs and serve hot.
9
A vegetable stew. Clean the zucchini from the viscera and skin. Cut into cubes. Tomatoes scald with boiling water, remove the skin and chop the pieces. Carrot peel and grate on a grater, if you like larger, then cut into kruglyashi. Pepper free from seeds and chop.
10
Fry the diced zucchini in a deep frying pan, to release the excess water. Add the remaining vegetables, green peas, sour cream, salt and simmer, covered for 20 minutes.

Advice 2: How to cook zucchini

Zucchini zucchini is a summer vegetable with a thin skin. Zucchini is suitable for quick cooking methods, since a large content of water means that when a long heat treatment, for example, when braising or boiling, it becomes mushy. If you at hand a lot of zucchini, you can use different cooking methods to vary the diet.

These methods of cooking are suitable for all varieties of summer squash.



Blanching


 


Blanching is also called boiling. For this you need to put zucchini in ice water as soon as it reaches the desired softness in boiling water, usually 1-3 minutes. Cold water stops the process of thermal processing and does not allow zucchini to soften and digest.



Steaming



Steamed zucchini is better than blanching because the vitamins do not disappear with boiling water. You can put zucchini in a steam basket over boiling water for 3-5 minutes, or at the same time to cook in elektroprovodka.



Grill


 


Cooking zucchini on the grill adds a subtle flavor and delicious traces of the lattice. To grill, sprinkle the slices of zucchini with olive oil and cook over direct heat for 3 minutes on each side. Then put the zucchini so that the fire was not direct until the zucchini are soft, approximately 10 minutes. Try slices of zucchini on the grill in a sandwich, with meat or without.



Roasting


 


Zucchini can be cooked quickly, roast in a small amount of oil in a round deep frying pan with a convex bottom or in a regular pan. Cut into thin slices zucchini, it is sufficient to roast until tender 3-6 minutes. You can add zucchini to your favorite fried dish or stew and sauteed vegetables.



Baking


 


Bake zucchini at a temperature of 190°C for 30 minutes. If you cut the squash into wedges and it cooked much faster, so it is necessary to constantly check and pull out of the oven if it is already soft. To protect this delicate vegetable from excessive heat treatment in the oven and make a crunchy crust, sprinkle zucchini in the last 10 minutes of cooking chopped crackers or toasted bread crumbs. You can also remove the seeds and fill with meat mixture before baking, and cook until then, until the filling is baked.

Useful advice
Vegetable stew is delicious in hot or cold. Sprinkle the stew of zucchini with herbs. It can be served on a side dish to meat or fish.
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