Italian Style Baked Zucchini

Total Time:
1 hr 5 min
Prep:
15 min
Cook:
50 min

Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 6 slices bacon, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons minced shallots
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced prosciutto
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 12 baby zucchini or 6 small zucchini, trimmed
  • 1/4 cup chopped flat leaf parsley
Directions
  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

  • In a small skillet render the bacon. When almost crisp, add the olive oil and heat up. When the olive oil is hot, add the shallots and cook for a few minutes or until tender. Add the oregano and prosciutto and simmer for a minute. Remove the skillet from the heat and season to taste with salt and pepper.

  • Cut the baby zucchini in half. If you are using small zucchini, then cut them in half horizontally, then each half in quarters lengthwise. Set them in a lightly oiled gratin dish, skin side down. Sprinkle with the bacon mixture and scatter parsley on top. Cover and bake or 20 minutes.


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