Flavorite Tomatoes

Baked Zucchini with Flavorite Tomato and Ricotta

Ingredients:

  • 6 zucchinis
  • salt & pepper
  • 1 cup plain flour
  • 500g ricotta cheese
  • olive oil, as required
  • 6 Flavorite tomatoes
  • 1 handful sweet basil leaves

Dressing:

  • 6 garlic cloves
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 6 sprigs oregano
  • 1 spring onion

Method:

  1. Make the dressing by placing all the ingredients in a small blender and blend for a few seconds.
  2. Slice the zucchini in 1cm thick slices. Add salt & pepper and mix thoroughly.
  3. Place the slices of zucchini in a plastic bag with the flour, shake well, then remove zucchini shaking off any excess flour.
  4. Lay zucchini in a baking tray, slightly overlaying each piece. Start from the outside and work towards the centre of the tray.
  5. Gently crumble ricotta cheese evenly over the zucchini.
  6. Drizzle olive oil over ricotta and then place sliced Flavorite tomatoes evenly over the top.
  7. Brush with garlic dressing then place in a pre-heated oven and bake for 20 minutes at 180′C or until the tomatoes have browned slightly around the edges.
  8. Remove from the oven, garnish with basil leaves and serve with hot village bread.

TIP: Sprinkle chopped fresh oregano and mint over the top before serving.

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