Veggie Lasagna

Vegetable Lasagna

This veggie lasagna is full of all the things good and right in the world right now!

That means fresh produce from the Farmer’s market including zucchini, red peppers, baby spinach, onions and garlic surrounded by layers of fresh lasagna noodles, tomato sauce, stringy mozzarella cheese and my new favorite find, Farmer’s cheese…. 

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Cheesy Chicken & Broccoli Zucchini Roll-ups

Cheesy Chicken &  Broccoli Zucchini Roll-ups

Thin slices of zucchini are stuffed and rolled up with a chicken and broccoli filling then baked in sauce until hot and bubbly. The filling is flavored with red onion, garlic, roasted red pepper, mozzarella and white cheddar cheese plus a little cream cheese to act as the “glue” to hold everything together.

For best results the zucchini should be salted and laid out on a wire rack to leach out some of the water. This makes them pliable and easier to roll up plus they won’t be as soggy. If you don’t like zucchini, cooked lasagna noodles can be used instead. They’re way too long as is so I would cut them in half first…. 

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Orzo with Chickpeas, Zucchini and Feta

Orzo with Chickpeas, Zucchini and Feta

Orzo pasta tossed with zucchini, chickpeas, feta and basil with a lemon-kissed dressing. You can eat it warm or cold, as a side or a main, for dinner, lunch or a midnight snack. The bright, tangy flavors will have you coming back for more…. 

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Deep-Fried Zucchini

Fried Zucchini

Zucchini dressed up in Italian-seasoned bread crumbs and deep fried to a golden, crunchy brown. Crispity-crunchy on the outside with hot, creamy middles. Totally addictive dipped into tomato sauce or ranch dressing.

Pile them on a sandwich with cheese and mayo or toast it up for a zucchini grilled cheese. They make a great side and appetizer too…. 

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Cheesy Baked Zucchini

Baked Zucchini with Gouda

Baked layers of zucchini rounds smothered in eggs, half & half and sour cream with lots of gouda cheese. A simple little side dish I had to share being that zucchini is in peak season now. As in overflowing from gardens and market bins everywhere. It’s not a bad thing if you like zucchini. . …. 

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Lemon Sunshine Zucchini Cake

Lemon Zucchini Bundt Cake

Sweet and buttery lemon sunshine bundt cake bursting with lemon and zucchini! Lemon pucker fills every bite and you can see the green zucchini flecks throughout the cake, assuring it will be moist and dense yet light and tender all at the same time…. 

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