Balsamic Glazed Zucchini Recipe

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If you’re looking to use up some of your fresh garden zucchini here is a recipe that makes an excellent side dish. It doesn’t require many ingredients and cooks quickly.

Balsamic Glazed Zucchini Recipe
 
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Recipe type: Side
Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 medium zucchini (cut into ½ inch slices)
  • 2 garlic cloves (minced)
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup balsamic vinegar
Instructions
  1. In a large skillet over medium high heat using the oil cook zucchini until tender; add the garlic and salt and cook for an additional 1 minute. Remove zucchini from the skill and set aside on a plate.
  2. Pour the vinegar into the now empty skillet, bring to a boil, and cook until mixture is reduced to about half. Add the zucchini back to the skillet and toss to coat.

Adapted from Taste of Home Magazine

Simple Zucchini Muffins Recipe

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Simple Zucchini Muffins Recipe

 

In many parts of the country the gardening season is under way. Here in Upper Michigan it is just getting started so I decided this would be a great time to post this Simple Zucchini Muffins Recipe. You can have moist warm muffins on your table within 30 minutes. This recipe is very simple and not very time consuming. The recipe makes 24 regular size muffins if this is a little much just cut the recipe in half.  So the next time you have some extra Zucchini on hand give this Simple Zucchini Muffins Recipe a try; it’s very good. Enjoy

 

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Simple Zucchini Muffins Recipe
 
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Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: Makes 24
Ingredients
  • 3 eggs (beaten)
  • 1 cup oil
  • 1⅔ cups sugar
  • ⅓ cup brown sugar
  • 2 cups zucchini, grated
  • 3 cups flour, sifted
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon baking powder
  • 3 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup chopped walnuts or raisins (optional)
Instructions
  1. Beat the eggs until they are light and foamy.
  2. Add the sugar, oil and zucchini, and blend well with a spoon.
  3. Mix together the dry ingredients and add the egg mixture; blend well.
  4. Add the nuts or raisins, and spoon into greased muffin tins.
  5. Bake at 325°F for 20 minutes.
  6. These are excellent served hot with butter.

 

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