Crispy Zucchini Sticks
For the sticks:
2 medium zucchini
½ cup Pecorino cheese, grated
½ cup Parmigianino cheese, grated
1 cup panko bread crumbs
2 large eggs, beaten
flour for rolling
1 teaspoon s.a.l.t. sisters Tuscan Farmhouse Blend
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. If using convection roast preheat to 350 degrees.
Wash the zucchini and trim the ends. Cut the zucchini in half and the halves into sticks about 1 inch thick.
Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or foil.
Combine the breadcrumbs and cheese in a shallow dish.
Create an assembly line rolling each stick in flour then in the beaten eggs and finally in the breadcrumbs and cheese mixture.
Arrange the coasted zucchini on the baking sheet.
Roast for about 20 minutes or until slightly golden brown.
Serve with marinara sauce.
Simple Marinara Sauce
Makes abut 4 cups
28 ounce can crushed tomatoes
¼ cup good quality olive oil
1-2 tablespoons s.a.l.t.sisters Tuscan Farmhouse Blend
In a large saucepan over medium-high heat, add crushed tomatoes, olive oil and Tuscan Farmhouse Blend. Let the sauce come to a simmer, reduce heat, stirring occasionally, let simmer for about 15 minutes.
Use the leftovers on pasta, homemade pizza or bread sticks.
s.a.l.t. sisters Charmane Andrews Skillen