23 March 2011

Zucchini & Ricotta Galette










So this galette is pretty much amazing for a vegetarian, well meat eaters too but this is a great main dish for us Veggies. This is my first time with a savory galette and my only problem was I wish I had made two. It serves 2-3 people, and there was 6 at the dinner table. Luckily there were lots of side dishes for people to have.

I expected to have problems with the crust, only because most people stress about them so it always freaks me out. This one is super easy though, not a problem. I made it the night before too, so its fine sitting in the fridge for more than an hour.

Finally, there is sour cream in the crust. I think this is why I had put off making this recipe. I hate sour cream, detest it. I don't understand the appeal at all, its soured cream. Aghh that just sounds awful. When I go out to Mexcian restaurants, its always "No sour cream, guacamole or meat" and then I get very strange looks. Anyways back to this recipe, you can not taste the sour cream at all. It makes the crust very flaky and one of the best I have had.







Recipe found here!

21 comments:

Linda Makiej said...

This sounds great!! I will definately try it!!

madhu said...

Julie, your photos are ALWAYS a favourite with me. I used to feel the same way about sour cream long long ago but oh boy a total fan now. The same with Greek yogurt. You wait...it is going to grow on you :-)

deb said...

Hi there -- You've taken beautiful photos and I'm glad you're enjoying the recipe. The recipe should be sourced, however, to Smitten Kitchen, where it was originally published last year.

http://smittenkitchen.com/2010/06/zucchini-and-ricotta-galette/

Thank you.

Julie Marie said...

deb:
Hi I will source it. Sorry I always try to but most of the time can't remember where I found it, so thats why it says under my profile that none of the recipes I created.

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Bianca said...

My goodness this looks absolutely delicious; I've had a sweet galette but I've never attempted one of the savory variety. This I have to try!

xoxo
bianca

Jennifer said...

This looks incredible! I'm so glad I found your blog today. Feel lots of diner inspiration coming my way via your blog!

avocadopesto said...

I found this same recipe on smitten kitchen last summer and have made it a bunch of time. It really is so absolutely amazingly delicious!

Reg@TatteredCookbook said...

Seriously, your photos are

always deliciously gorgeous.

And what a great recipe and

use of zucs. I can't wait until

they start growing in my

yard.

Cheers.

Reginald

Carolyn Jung said...

I bet you can swap out the sour cream for full-fat Greek yogurt, too, if you really hate the stuff. ;)

Beautiful galette. Perfect for a light supper or company brunch.

Mary said...

Well that just looks incredible! I can't wait to try this!

Mary xo
Delightful Bitefuls

Kathleen said...

Just beautiful. Really nice job and looks so yummy!
Thanks for sharing.
Kathleen

Lost In Cheeseland said...

This is in the oven as we speak! Great recipe!!

Lost In Cheeseland said...

Update: it was outstanding. This is becoming a staple in our house!

Julie Marie said...

Lost in Cheeseland: yay! glad you liked it. I want to make it for dinner all the time :)

Marichu said...

So timely for this Lenten season, looks incredibly delicious. I'll try this over the weekend. Photography is great too!

Ally said...

Mmm this looks divine. I love ricotta & zucchini!

xo
http://allykayler.blogspot.com

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