Wednesday, August 22, 2007

Zucchini Hash Browns

Zucchini Hash Browns (Level 1)

4 cups grated zucchini
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 eggs beaten
6 tablespoon grated parmesan cheese
1 clove garlic minced
salt and pepper to taste
4 tablespoon butter divided

Mix the zucchini with the salt and let stand about 15 minutes. Squeeze with your hands to press out moisture. Stir the beaten eggs into the zucchini. Add the cheese, garlic, salt and pepper and combine well.

Melt 2 tablespoons of butter in a 10" skillet over medium heat. When the butter is hot, spoon the zucchini mixture into the skillet in mounds of about 2 tablespoons each and flatten slightly. ( The patties should not touch. ) Saute uncovered until golen brown, turning once, about 4 minutes on each side.

Transfer patties to a warm platter and repeat procedure until the entire zucchini mixture is used, adding remaining butter as needed. Serve immediately.