Friday, July 8, 2011

Patty Pan Gone Wild!

Normally when I find patty pan squash they're rather small, about an inch or two in diameter.  Last week at the farmer's market I found huge ones, about five inches in diameter. I sliced them about a quarter inch thick and then cut them crosswise. Then I layered them in a casserole topping each layer with salt , pepper, butter and fresh basil leaves.They took about 45 minutes to bake in a 350F ovenUnlike the small patty pan which remind me of zucchini, these were more winter squash like in texture and flavor.  If you find some, give them a try.  Next time I think I'll stuff them with something!

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