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Courgettes With Tomato And Mozzarella

Ingredients
  Onion 1 , peeled and finely chopped
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), peeled and crushed
  Oil 3 Tablespoon
  Butter 1 Ounce
  Tomatoes 1 Pound (Fresh / Canned)
  Fresh basil leaves/1/2 teaspoon dried basil leaves 4
  Courgettes 6
  Flour 3 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Mozzarella cheese 8 Ounce, thinly sliced
Directions

MAKING
1) In a saucepan, heat 1 tablespoon of oil along with butter.
2) Saute the onions and garlic till they turn a golden brown.
3) Blanch the tomatoes. Peel and chop them fine. If using canned tomatoes, drain them and add into the pan.
4) Stir in the chopped basil.
5) Cook the mixture over a low flame for about 20 minutes. Transfer the mixture into a blender and puree till smooth.
6) In another pan, add in 2 tablespoons of oil. Add in the sliced and trimmed courgettes. Mix in flour.
7) Fry the courgettes till they turn golden and slightly tender.
8) Transfer the fried courgettes onto a paper towel. Sprinkle salt and pepper on top.
9) On the serving plate, arrange layers of courgettes, mozzarella and tomato dressing.
10) Cover and chill the dish for about 2 to 3 hours.

SERVING
11) Serve the Courgettes With Tomato And Mozzarella with hot garlic bread on the side or toast with butter curls.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Fried
Dish: 
Salad
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Cheese
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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