Courgettes (zuchinis)

Step by step recipe:

  1. 5 min.Courgettes (zuchinis)  : Photo of step #1
    Preheat your oven to 392°F or 200°C.

    Wash and brush 3 courgettes, trim off ends.
  2. 10 min.Courgettes (zuchinis)  : Photo of step #2
    Cut courgette into fairly thin slices (if possible using a mandoline).
  3. 1 min.Courgettes (zuchinis)  : Photo of step #3
    Heat 4 tablespoons olive oil in a large pan over medium heat, then add 1 bayleaf, 1 sprig thyme and 1 sprig rosemary, 2 leaves sage and 2 cloves garlic en chemise.

    Cook one minute.
  4. 2 min.Courgettes (zuchinis)  : Photo of step #4
    Tip in courgette slices and stir well.

    Do not salt, because this will draw out the courgette juices.
  5. 10 min.Courgettes (zuchinis)  : Photo of step #5
    Cook for about 10 minutes, until slices are lightly browned.

    salt and pepper, mix well, and cook another minute.
  6. 5 min.Courgettes (zuchinis)  : Photo of step #6
    Remove and discard herbs and garlic, then pour courgettes into a strainer, and leave to drain.
  7. 10 min.Courgettes (zuchinis)  : Photo of step #7
    Prepare gratin mixture by mixing 250 ml cream with 1100 g Comté cheese, salt and pepper.
  8. 1 min.Courgettes (zuchinis)  : Photo of step #8
    Butter an oven-proof dish.
  9. 3 min.Courgettes (zuchinis)  : Photo of step #9
    Put half the courgettes in the dish in an even layer.

    Spread half the cheese-cream mixture over.
  10. 3 min.Courgettes (zuchinis)  : Photo of step #10
    Add remaining courgettes in a second layer, and add the rest of the cheese-cream mixture.
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    Put in the oven for about 20 to 30 minutes...
  12. Courgettes (zuchinis)  : Photo of step #12
    ... until top is golden brown.

Remarks:

If you don't have all the herbs specified for the recipe, it doesn't matter, just use what you have.

Source:

Home made.

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