Delicate cream cheese, ripe tomatoes and young zucchini blend perfectly in a dish baked in the oven. It is easy to prepare it, but the snack will turn out so tender and ruddy, that its taste will suit all guests for one hundred percent..
|young squash –||2 pcs.|
|tomatoes (medium-sized) –||5-6 pieces.|
|cheese –||150 grams|
|dill –||2 branches|
|Time for preparing: 30 minutes||Calories per 100 grams: 180 Kcal|
How to cook zucchini with tomatoes and cheese in the oven:
- Wash squash, with a sharp knife cut into even thin circles. After that, treat them with vegetable oil, lay on a baking sheet, season with salt, pepper;
- Tomato cut into slices, and the cheese into squares. For each prepared zucchini put one round of tomato, salt. Put a slice of cheese on top and send it to a hot oven..
- Cook at a low temperature of about 160 degrees. Bake until the cheese is melted;
- Chop the dill and sprinkle it with a ready-made snack before serving. Instead of dill, you can use parsley.
Zucchini with tomatoes under a raw crust in the oven
It will take:
- fresh zucchini – 0.6 kg;
- dense (medium-sized) tomatoes – 500 g;
- 150 grams of soft cheese;
- garlic cloves – 3 pcs;
- to taste – salt;
- 50 grams of vegetable oil.
It will take time to prepare – 30 minutes, the caloric content of each portion – 277 kcal.
The first method of cooking:
- If vegetables are young, they can not be peeled. Just wash well and cut across even slices;
- In wheat flour, roll each slice for a bit, then fry in sunflower oil for 2 minutes on both sides until golden brown;
- Chop the tomatoes. Grate grated cheese, chop garlic through a press;
- Spread the fried zucchini in an oiled form, put a little bit of garlic in the middle of each slice, top with tomatoes, salt and season with cheese chips. Put in the oven, cooking temperature: 175 – 180 degrees;
- The dish is ready when the piece of cheese is melted, and the crust reddens. Decorate zucchini with tomatoes and cheese can be chopped greens.
The second method of cooking:
- Washed, diced zucchini, browned in butter, put tomatoes, chopped garlic, and stew for 2 minutes;
- Vegetable mass put in a greased oil-refractory container, pour grated cheese on top. Cook in a well-preheated oven until brown crust appears on the dish..
- Ordinary light-colored zucchini when cooking perfectly retains its shape, so for the preparation of dishes it is better to choose these fruits;
- You need to choose young vegetables, medium size with a smooth skin, without damage. The larger the vegetable, the rougher its pulp. In addition, very large fruits have a hard peel, which is best removed before cooking. It will be easy to do if they are doused with boiling water;
- If there is no time to fry cubes or circles of zucchini in sunflower (olive) oil, you can cook without prior frying. Add chopped garlic to vegetable oil and sprinkle the prepared vegetables with this mixture;
- The best companion is garlic. His taste is a little spicy and he goes especially with zucchini;
- To make the dish look more appetizing, decorate it on top with any greens: parsley, dill.
Baked zucchini appetizers can be treated differently, but these dishes are undoubtedly a worthy decoration of the table..