Friday, February 13, 2009

Zucchini Gratin

 Healthy meal, full of flavours with a crunchy topping, I am sure you will enjoy it

4 tablespoons unsalted butter
1 large yellow onion sliced
3 zucchini sliced 1/4 inch thick
1 tsp sea salt
1/2 tsp fresh black pepper
1/4 tsp fresh ground nutmeg
2 tbsp flour
1 cup hot milk
1 cup fresh bread crumbs
1 cup of grated Gruyere or Swiss cheese

in a large non stick pan warm 1 tbsp of butter and cook the onion till tender and translucent, and starts to brown, add the zucchini and another spoon of butter and stir to melt and start browning
add salt and spices. when the zucchini is light brown on both sides, move them to a gratin plate,
melt a spoon of butter and brown the flour on low heat add the milk and stir to melt completely and thickens to a sauce . Pour it over the zucchini .
in a food processor process the bread to crumbs, and mix it with the cheese , sprinkle the top of the zucchini , cut the butter into small bits and dot over the zucchini . Bake in a warm 400F oven for 25 minutes