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Helen Wright's zucchini casserole Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Missy Wright

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 pounds zucchini fresh, sliced;
1 large yellow, white or vidalia onion, chopped coarse;
3/4 cup each medium green and red peppers, chopped coarse (use 1-1/2 medium green pepper if red not available);
3 garlic cloves smashed and chopped;
1 (24 oz) can of tomato puree;
1/2 can of water (use tomato puree can for measuring);
1/2 (same) can of burgundy wine;
1 tablespoon of oregano;
1/2 tablespoon basil;
1/2 tspn crushed red pepper flakes;
2 tblspns fresh parsley, chopped medium fine;
1/4 to 1/2 tsp. salt per taste;
1 tsp fresh ground pepper.

Directions:
Directions:
Prepare the vegetables and preheat oven to 350 degrees. Saute the onion and peppers in a fry pan until they are soft. Add liquid and spices to fry pan and heat to a low simmer. Cook for about 10 minutes. Transfer sauce to a casserole dish. Add the sliced zucchini and bake in 350 degree oven stirring every 30 minutes for about 2-1/2 hours or until sauce thickens.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This was a signature dish of Jim's grandmother Wright. While cooking, it makes the house smell amazing. It goes well with roast beef or can be served by itself. It is also delicious as a left over cold!

 

 

 

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