Jun 22, 2012
Thinly sliced ribbons of zucchini and nutty brown butter make for a gourmet supper. Make it a meal: Round out the plate with steamed broccoli rabe sprinkled with parmesan.
|Prep Time:||20 minutes|
|Ready in:||20 minutes|
|Yield:||4 servings, 1 1/2 cups each|
Ease of Prep:
|1 pound fresh or frozen gnocchi|
|2 tablespoons butter|
|2 medium shallots , chopped|
|1 pound zucchini (about 3 small), very thinly sliced lengthwise (see Tip)|
|1 pint cherry tomatoes , halved|
|1/2 teaspoon salt|
|1/4 teaspoon grated nutmeg|
|Freshly ground pepper to taste|
|1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese|
|1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley|
Tip: To make "ribbon-thin" zucchini, slice lengthwise with a vegetable peeler or on a mandoline slicer.
Health Advantages: low calorie, high fiber, low cholesterol, high potassium, high calcium, diabetes appropriate.