Zucchini Pie

Zucchini Pie (Great for all phases)

This could be a great light dinner for Phase I-II, or a nice breakfast for Phase III-IV

Ingredients

2 teaspoons olive oil

1 pound (about 2 or 3) green zucchini, cut into 1/2-inch pieces

4 scallions, thinly sliced

4 cloves garlic, minced

1 teaspoon dried marjoram

1 teaspoon coarse salt

1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper

1 pound  yellow zucchini, cut into 1/2-inch pieces

1/2 cup freshly chopped dill

1/4 cup freshly chopped flat-leaf parsley

5 large eggs plus 5 large egg whites, lightly beaten

1 tomato, thinly sliced

2 ounces low-fat feta cheese, crumbled (Phase IV only)

 

 

Directions

 

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Heat 1 teaspoon olive oil in a large skillet set over medium heat. Add green zucchini, half the scallions, half the garlic, A teaspoon marjoram, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper; cook, stirring frequently, until zucchini has softened and is beginning to brown, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat; transfer to a large bowl; set aside.
  2. Rinse skillet; repeat process with yellow zucchini and remaining teaspoon olive oil, scallions, garlic, 1/2 teaspoon marjoram, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Transfer to bowl with cooked green zucchini; let sit until cooled. Drain and discard any liquid.
  3. Add dill, parsley, and eggs to zucchini; stir to combine. Pour into a 9 1/2-inch round, deep baking dish. Cover with tomato; sprinkle with feta. Bake until set, about 1 hour. Serve hot or at room temperature.
Credit: Photo and recipe courtsey of Martha Stewart
July 15, 2014 by Kristi Kirkham
Tags: Vegetables
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