Friday, March 06, 2015 04:01am
North Adams, MA now: -2 °   
Send news, tips, press releases and questions to info@iBerkshires.com
The Berkshires online guide to events, news and Berkshire County community information.
SIGN IN | REGISTER NOW   

Home About Archives RSS Feed
Zucchini and Squash Rolls
By: On: 12:46PM / Friday January 07, 2011
Important
0
Interesting
0
Funny
0
Awesome
0
Infuriating
0
Ridiculous
0

I recently found the website, foodgawker.com...how have I never know that this existed?! All of the photos of the food looks so professional and amazingly tasty. As I was scrolling through, I saw this photo of these rolls that were bright yellow and green, with a crisp white (what looked like cheese) middle. The photo looked so delicious that I HAD to click and see what the ingredients were! To my surprise, the recipe was written in Romanian....thank goodness for Google Chrome, which gives you the option to translate right there. After the recipe translated, I realized that there were definitely some words and phrases that were lost in translation, but I understood what needed to be done, and what they were using. 

 
They had used squash and zucchini, and rolled a cream cheese mixture into them. As I was reading the recipe, I realized that I could put my own spin on it. I decided to roast the veggies instead of boil them. The original recipe called for slicing the veggies thinly and then dipping them into boiling water. After a couple minutes in the boiling water, the recipe said to "let cool on an absorbent fart". I decided not to go that route. Instead I removed the skin (which is of course optional, but removing the skin makes for a less lovely presentation), and then thinly sliced them before putting them on a sheet pan. I then drizzled them with olive oil, salt and pepper. Then placed them into a 400 degree oven for 10 mins. After 10 mins, I flipped them over and let them cook for another 10 mins. 

After they are roasted, simply remove them and let them cool. While they are cooling, I put together my filling. I took a cup of ricotta cheese, and mixed it with 1 egg, salt, pepper, and chopped spinach. I also through in some minced garlic and Parmesan cheese for good measure. Stir ingredients until combined. After that, line up 3 slices of zucchini and squash, and let the edges slightly overlap. The stuff with a tbsp of the cheese mixture and roll. After all of the slices have been rolled, put them back into the oven at 350 for about 15 minutes. Top with sauce and serve with your choice of pasta and garlic bread. 

Ingredients:

2 zucchini, sliced thin
2 squash, sliced thin
1 cup ricotta cheese
Chopped spinach 
Parmesan Cheese
Salt and Pepper
Olive Olive
1 Egg
1 Clove minced garlic



Tags: Veggies, Squash      
Summer Veggie Medley
By: On: 09:32AM / Thursday October 14, 2010
Important
0
Interesting
0
Funny
0
Awesome
0
Infuriating
0
Ridiculous
0
DSCF2290

 
This was by far the best side dish (and not to mention, the easiest) one that I have probably ever made! This was a combined idea between my hubby and myself, that went along with the comfort food meal that I made for him on Friday. He went grocery shopping with me, and decided that he wanted to try some summer squash and zucchini. He wasn't sure how he wanted it cooked, but he knew that he wanted these flavors. I told him tons of different ways I could cook it, and let him decide which one he wanted. I let him know that they could be roasted, fried, sautéed with garlic, etc. He chose them sautéed with garlic...any mention of garlic added and we are pretty much both sold on the cooking technique. 

So, I started off by peeling both the squash and zucchini. I then sliced them pretty thin, and through them in a pan with some garlic and a little olive oil. I just let them hang out and get golden brown before flipping them. The cooking process probably took about 10 mins total. The result was beautifully done and golden veggies with a hint of garlic flavor. I then finished this off with some salt and pepper (of course). 

DSCF2288


 

The only thing we could both say between mouthfuls of veggies, was mmMMMmmmm. :)  Who knew that vegetables could taste so good?



Tags: vegetables, squash, zucchini      
Page 1 of 1 1  
News Headlines
Clarksburg Golf Course Preliminary Plans Include Solar Array
Adams Taking Green Communities Program To The Next Step
MCLA Launches After-School STEM Program for Brayton
MCLA Selects U. Wisconsin Provost as 12th President
Stamford Student Makes State GeoBee Semi-Finals
Adams Housing Authority Gives Property To Habitat for Humanity
Pittsfield Group Suggests Limiting Chemical Spraying For Mosquitoes
Baker's $38B Budget for 2016 Raises School, City Aid
Mount Greylock presents 'South Pacific'
North Adams Happenings: March 4-10


Categories:
Cooking (21)
Archives:
Tags:
Pork Chops Quiche Pita Italian Bark Baking Pumpkin Bread Leftovers Chicken Sandwiches Fried Chicken Peanut Butter Chicken Salad Pork Red Sauce Slow Cooker Bread Squash Candy Chocolate Bread Crumbs Marinara Tomatoes Stew Veggies Canning Cake Kabob Vegetables Spaghetti Peanut Butter Cups Potatoes Pasta Cupcakes
Popular Entries:
Brown Sugar and Cinnamon Cookies
Simply Amazing Pitas
Padella il Pollo Alla Parmigiana
Quick Stress Relieving Yoga Routine
Chocolate Peanut Butter Bark
Juicy Roasted Chicken
With All This Food, A Workout Routine is Necessary!
Zucchini and Squash Rolls
Mushroom and Spinach Saute
Cheesy Double Baked Potatoes
Recent Entries:
Simply Amazing Pitas
Quick Stress Relieving Yoga Routine
Padella il Pollo Alla Parmigiana
With All This Food, A Workout Routine is Necessary!
Brown Sugar and Cinnamon Cookies
Epic Meal Fails
Weekend Review - Best Salad Dressing EVER!
Focaccia Bread, Made Easy!
Weekend Review: WonTon Wrappers
Roasted Red Potatoes


View All
Career Fair 2015
Employers from around the county crowded Berkshire Hills...
Wahconah Boys Win
Itís been 12 years since the Wahconah boys basketball team...
Hoosac Boys' Win over Drury...
There wasnít much separating the two teams in the...
HV Girls into Western Mass...
After going into the locker room behind, 33-32, the...
Pittsfield Girls into Western...
Pittsfield advanced to the finals with a 66-52 victory at...
Princess Ball 2015
The Lanesborough Fire Association's 2nd annual Princess...
Girls BB: Middlesex @ PHS
The Generals rallied and rode an 18-point, 16-rebound...
Thunderbolt/Thunderfest 2015
The Thunderbolt Ski Race held its 80th anniversary run on...
Girls BB: Wahconah vs Hoosac...
No.1 Hoosac is heading back to the Cage as they beat No.9...
10X10 Art Party 2015
The 10X10 Festival's Real Art Party fundraiser, organized...
Berkshire Chamber Nite @...
Berkshire Chamber night on Wednesday at Mingo's in North...
Boys BB: Renaissance vs Drury
For Drury senior Justin Girard, the 63-61 quarter-final win...
Boys BB: Mount Greylock vs...
The Hoosac Valley boys basketball team got enough...
Boys BB: Quabbin vs...
Jerry McDonough scored 15 points, and Scott Steinman added...
Girls BB: Lee vs Mount...
Karli Retzel hit a 3-pointer and went 2-for-2 at the foul...
Boys Hockey: Wahconah vs...
The No. 5 Warriors won over No. 4 Belchertown 2-0 Tuesday...
Career Fair 2015
Employers from around the county crowded Berkshire Hills...
Wahconah Boys Win
Itís been 12 years since the Wahconah boys basketball team...
Hoosac Boys' Win over Drury...
There wasnít much separating the two teams in the...
HV Girls into Western Mass...
After going into the locker room behind, 33-32, the...
Pittsfield Girls into Western...
Pittsfield advanced to the finals with a 66-52 victory at...
| Home | A & E | Business | Community News | Dining | Real Estate | Schools | Sports & Outdoors | Berkshires Weather | Weddings
Advertise | Recommend This Page | Help Contact Us | Privacy Policy| User Agreement
iBerkshires.com is owned and operated by: Boxcar Media 102 Main Street, North Adams, MA 01247 -- T. 413-663-3384 F.413-664-4251
© 2000 Boxcar Media LLC - All rights reserved