Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Tasty Tuesday Grilled Greek Zucchini!

Once again, the time of year has come when my zucchini is growing to outrageous proportions and I've got to figure out some way of getting Budley to help me eat it. He is not, I repeat, NOT, a big fan of squash--or any vegetables, for that matter--which makes me wonder why I bother growing veggies at all when I end up giving most of them away, but I digress.

Budley has, on occasion, wanted to be vegan or vegetarian, and I have learned to laugh at this notion, and continue to serve him hamburgers, pot roast, and barbecued ribs. Thus it was, that as I gazed at the huge mound of squash sitting on the kitchen table, in desperation, I took my recipe for zucchini souffle and added ground beef to it. And voila! We have a new way to trick Budley into eating vegetables!

Hamburger Zucchini Souffle


Saute:
1 onion, chopped or grated
1 lb lean ground beef, seasoned with meat seasoning of your choice, or a mixture of salt, pepper, garlic powder, and onion powder
4 cloves garlic, minced

Mix together:
1 large zucchini, grated (about 2-3 cups)
1 cup or more grated sharp cheddar cheese
1 long pkg saltines (whole wheat or regular), crushed
2 tsp of a salt, pepper, garlic powder, and onion powder mixture (Paula Deen's House Seasoning)

Beat together:
3 eggs
1 can evaporated milk
2 tbsp pesto

Now, mix all of this stuff together, put it in a greased 9 x 13 pan (glass or metal) and bake for about an hour at 350 degrees, or longer if you're like Budley and don't like your casseroles juicy. Let it set a few minutes before enjoying with the hunk of your choice!



Oh, yeah... I almost forgot. Now that I've used up some of the squash, I've got to figure out what to do with all these cucumbers. Something tells me that my Yah Yahs will have some very interesting suggestions...



21 comments:

  1. *sigh* I wish I could zoom in. He is so HOT

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  2. YUMMY, YUMMY, YUMMY!! This guy does look like a model for a Zetithian!

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  3. Zooming would be nice, wouldn't it? Then we could see if he's got the beginnings of a Zetithian ruffle on his YD!

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  4. I couldn't say too much on my iPhone but the touch screen to enlarge was perfect. Wish it was a true touch screen LOL.

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  5. I'll skip dinner and go straight for Marco. YUM!!! He'd make a wonderful Zetithian :)

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  6. He's exactly how I picture, Jerden from Loner!! Sigh...

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  7. Who needs zucchini when you have Marco's PoloooooooooooooooooH!!! He's still the most perfect Model EVERRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR!! And He's always been the guy I see when I think of Zetithians. I'm sure he can ruffle up just fine. And LOL I'm sure with this pack of wild Felines(Suzy, Mary G. Mellanie and Queen Yah YAH and Cat Master and me and Lisa who's still in the Islands sipping Hawaiian Punch)here always in heat he won't be a loner for long Elizabeth. Do not I repeat let Alicia at this one. She'll be talking like a frog tomorrow. Ribbet!! I'm worried, Either Ana never recovered or Benji has taken her to his tree house. HMM!!

    WV: Hipsy I'd like to get my hipsy close to his Tipsy LOL

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  8. Aaawwww, Baby, Yea! Marco! Marco! Marco!

    What a beautiful bunch of man-flesh. Got me in the mood to EAT ITALIAN. You are so right, Donna, I would stretch my throat and vocal cords around that thang 'til it hurt. Love to have Marco's frog in my throat!

    WV - Claspup: He moans deeply every time I claspup my throat around his handsome cock.

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  9. Thank you again for yesterday. Benji was much fun to be had. This zucchini looks amazing! And that hunk....Ah...

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  10. Are we having fun yet! I'm gonna slice up some zucchini and feed Marco. A guy's YD works better when you feed him, you know!

    Whoo hoo on DD being on Kindle! Must get one on my iTouch!

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  11. I can't agree more with the yah,yahs over Marco. That is one fine hunk of meat. I love how everyone discribed him with one word. Hot, wow, yummy, aawww. He is a perfect Zetithian.

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  12. Oh yeah...this wild feline wants to rub all over Marco. Gonna be a cat fight for sure but I think Marco has enough to keep us all purring:D

    Another recipe from the fabulous Diva Donna that sounds so good.

    My sister just tried Cheryl's recipe for Hamburger Zucchini Souffle using salmon instead of the hamburger and said it was very good. She actually cooks...I rarely do but I share recipes I think she will particularly enjoy:)

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  13. I hope our Lisa is having a fabulous vacation in the Hawaiian Islands but I miss her. She'll be on hunk overload when she returns...not necessarily a bad thing;)

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  14. Wish we were all in Hawaii with Lisa. I'm sure there are lots of Hawaiian hunks to drool over.

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  15. @Cheryl. Maybe Lisa will bring us back some nice macadamia nuts. *snort*

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