Zucchini Boats & Herb Bread

Recipe by Jade Jarvie-Wells

Sustainability: The ingredients i chose are usually always in season, a couple would have to be imported but could easily be swapped out for a more sustainable meal. (3/12 ingredients would need to be imported over the winter season).

Taste: this is a balanced dish and covers all 10 qualities in a way for example, the zucchini boats cover the bases of: soft/moist, structure/chewy, rich, fresh, salty and possibly sweet. The herb bread covers the other qualities: crunchy/crispy,bitter,spicy.

Health: This is a healthy dish because it involves a lot of vegetables, holding high nutritional value. its low in dairy and can be made lactose free. This meal is vegetarian but can be made vegan with some minor alterations.

Zucchini Boats

Ingredients

  • 8 Zucchini                          
  • 6 florets of Broccoli 
  • 1/4 Capsicum
  • 2 Medium Potatoes
  • 1/2 Cup Grated Cheese
  • 1 Tablespoon Oil 
  • Salt n pepper to taste

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 180 fan bake.
  2. Cut your zucchini in half Length ways.
  3. With a spoon carve out the inside of your zucchini halves, still leaving a thick wall for support.
  4. Dice up your capsicum, potato, Broccoli, zucchini inners and place in a bowl
  5. In the bowl add your cheese, Oil and salt n pepper and mix thoroughly.
  6. scoop the mixture into the zucchini shells and fill generously.
  7. Sprinkle some grated cheese on top
  8. Place on a baking paper lined tray and put it into the oven.
  9. Cook until tender and the cheese has melted and gone golden.

Herb Bread

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Ingredients

  • French stick bread                finger width slices
  • Butter                                       1/4 cup (60g)
  • Parsley                                     1 1/2 teaspoon
  • Garlic                                        1 1/2 teaspoon
  • Chives                                       1/2 teaspoon
  • Salt/ pepper                             couple cracks

Method

  1. In a bowl mix softened butter, garlic, parsley, chives salt n pepper through thoroughly.
  2. Cut your French stick bread into 3cm slices.
  3. Coat your bread slices in a even layer of your butter mix.
  4. Place your bread into a baking paper lined tray. And into the oven.
  5. Once your bread its toasted and the butter has melted remove from oven.
  6. Add sweet chili sauce to the side if desired.

PLATE UP & SERVE!!