Want to eat zucchini in a different way? How about a dessert?
Mock Apple Crisp
1 large zucchini, peeled and thinly sliced (4 cups)
1/3 c. lemon juice
1/4 c. turbinado sugar (or another dry sugar of your choice)
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1/8 tsp. nutmeg
1/4 c. walnut pieces (optional)
2 TBSP. raisins
3 TBSP. whole wheat pastry flour
2/3 c. old fashion oats
2 TBSP. turbinado sugar
1/3 c. + 1 TBSP. applesauce
dash of cinnamon
dash of cardamon
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Lightly spray a small baking dish (about 6 cup) with non-stick cooking spray.
-In a large saucepan on medium heat combine the zucchini and lemon juice. Bring to boil and then turn down to simmer until zucchini is soft. About 5-7 minutes.
-Turn off heat and drain any remaining liquid.
-Add the sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, walnuts and raisins to the zucchini. Stir to combine.
-Add the flour until combined.
-Pour into prepared dish.
-Mix all ingredients together and sprinkle on top of filling.
-Bake for 25-30 minutes.
-Take out of oven and let cool on wire rack.
Approx 4-5 servings