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Zucchini In Hollandaise Cheese Sauce

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Ingredients
  Zucchini 1⁄2 Pound
  Unsalted butter 2 Tablespoon
  Black pepper To Taste
  Salt To Taste
  Lemon 1⁄2 , juiced
  Unsalted butter 1⁄2 Pound
  Egg yolks 3
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Water/Dry white wine 1 Tablespoon
  Grated parmesan cheese 3 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Trim and clean zucchini. Blanch in boiling water for 1-2 minutes.
2) Wipe dry zucchini and halve lengthwise into two.
3) With a spoon. Scoop the groove in each half.
4) Cut butter into small cubes.
5) Preheat oven at 350°F

MAKING
6) In a lightly buttered shallow ovenproof dish arrange the zucchini with cut side up.
7) On the zucchini, sprinkle salt, freshly ground pepper, and lemon juice.
8) Place butter over zucchini. Seal with a lid.
9) Place at the center of oven and bake for 25 minutes.
10) In a heavy-bottomed pan melt butter over low heat. Take out butter in a measuring cup.
11) Put 3 egg yolks into the same pan and whisk.
12) Mix 1 tablespoon of lemon juice and 1 tablespoon water or wine. Add a good pinch of salt. Beat to mix well.
13) Whisk 1 tablespoon of cold butter to the egg yolk mixture.
14) Put the pan over low heat on an asbestos mat.
15) Whisk and cook till the egg yolks are creamy and thick.
16) Turn off heat and beat remaining butter.
17) Stir melted butter to the egg mixture, whisk till thick with the consistency of thick cream.
18) Season with salt, pepper, and lemon juice.
19) Mix 3-4 teaspoons of water or light cream to lighten the sauce.
20) Stir in 2 tablespoons of cheese.
21) Gently add the sauce into the grooves of the cooked zucchini. Sprinkle remaining cheese on top.
22) Place under a hot broiler till cheese is lightly browned.

SERVING
23) Serve immediately with roast chicken or lean roast meat.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Broiled
Ingredient: 
Zucchini
Interest: 
Gourmet, Healthy

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