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Friday, July 27, 2007

Summertime Squash

This tasty recipe uses zucchini which is plentiful in the summer. Have the kids help with this one. They will enjoy watching the ingredients transform into a yummy frittata.



Ingredients:
1 medium zucchini squash
4 eggs
1/2 tsp oregano
1 medium tomato
1 tdsp dried basil
1/2 cup low fat cottage cheese
3 TBS parmesean cheese
1 tsp olive oil

Preparation:
Wash zucchini, cut into thin slices.

Wash tomato, cut into wedges

In a medium bowl, beat eggs with the basil and oregano.

Stir in cottage cheese and parmesean cheese into the egg mixture.

In a 12 inch skillet, cook zucchini and tomato with olive oil until zucchini is soft.

Pour in the egg mixture.

Cook over low heat until the eggs are set , about 15 min.

Cut into pie slices and serve warm.

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