Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Grilled Zucchini (green)/Squash(yellow) Nachos:

"Grilled zucchini/Squash (yellow) rounds turned into chips and topped with all of your favorite nacho toppings! Grilled Zucchini Nachos are a great way to use up your summer zucchini-  Recipe by http://www.twopeasandtheirpod.com/grilled-zucchini-nachos/#more-15266 

This recipe had edited ingredients according to my taste buds;  for original recipe do click on the link above

Ingredients:

4 small zucchini/Squash (yellow) sliced into "chips," about 1/4 inch thick rounds
Olive oil, for brushing zucchini chips
Salt to taste
A dash of Paprika/Cayenne Pepper
1 (15 oz) can black beans, rinsed and drained or fresh (Soaked overnight and pressure cooked)
2 small tomatoes, chopped
1 large avocado, chopped, seed removed
2  Fennel bulbs, chopped
1/4 cup chopped cilantro
1 lime

Directions:

1. Put the sliced zucchini chips into a large bowl and toss with olive oil. Season with salt,paprika/cayenne pepper to taste. Place zucchini on a a grill pan or directly on a hot grill, over medium heat. Grill for 4 to 5 minutes or until zucchini is tender.
2. Remove zucchini from grill and place on a platter or onto plates. Top with black beans, tomatoes, avocado, green onion, cilantro, and a squeeze of fresh lime juice. Serve immediately.
Fennel Bulbs
Zucchini (green) and squash (yellow) at a farmers' market in Mississippi
Zucchini and Yellow Squash
Grilled Zucchini Nachos on twopeasandtheirpod.com A great recipe for using up the summer zucchini!
image by  http://www.twopeasandtheirpod.com/grilled-zucchini-nachos/#more-15266
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