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Stuffed Large Round Courgette/Pattypan?

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  • Message 1. 

    Posted by RosalindF (U11043377) on Sunday, 5th September 2010

    Yesterday when I went to the greengrocers, I bought a rather
    large Round Yellow & Greenish Courgette or Pattypan, I'm
    not too sure of the correct name.

    But I would like to try to stuff it with a meat or veggie mix.

    Because the last time, that I tried it out, I got the quantities
    wrong and it's too wet.

    Do you have any ideas/advice.

    Thanks
    Rosalind

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    Posted by Organoleptic Icon (U11219171) on Sunday, 5th September 2010

    www.google.co.uk/ima...

    Never heard of them" But they look fun.

    Where did you get it?

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    Posted by ChefMelanie (U14208214) on Sunday, 5th September 2010

    There is a mix that i often use to stuff veg, liked courgettes aubergines marrows or squash. This might work, try this;

    Hollow some of courgette flesh out of the courgette, so you have a hollow space ready for stuffing. Roast the hollowed courgettes in the oven for about twenty minutes with a little olive oil, salt and pepper. Doing this helps to avoid the stuffed courgettes from being too "wet". Remove from the oven.

    Mix some roasted red onion, diced sunblushed tomatoes and good goats cheese together. Stuff into the hollowed courgettes. Make a dry mixture of breadcrumbs, parmesan , pine nuts and dried thyme. Spoon over and press down the breadcrumb mixture over the stuff courgettes. Place back in the oven for 5-10 minutes until the breadcrumb mixture has browned nicely.

    There ya go. Absolutely lovely stuff.

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    Posted by MinnesotaMaven (U14037247) on Sunday, 5th September 2010

    I wait ..wait ..wait... for these to show up at the farmers market every year. The little bitty ones can simply be oiled and thrown on the grill. The bigger ones do need to be hollowed out. I par cook them in the microwave for a few minutes...In a pan, covered, with a little water in the bottom.. Then I saute up a filling using the good bits of the interior.and various minced veg.
    You can use bulk sausage, mushrooms all manner of things..
    Sometimes I've then baked the stuffed pattypans in a good tomato sauce as you would stuffed peppers...

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    Posted by bobbieblue1 (U2961874) on Monday, 6th September 2010

    My mum used to stuff a marrow with half sausagemeat and half mincemeat. Take out the seeds, then fry the onions with the meat, add garlic, a few tomatoes or squirt of tomato paste (don't make it to sloppy) chopped fresh herbs if you have them, and then stuff the pattypan. Bake in the oven slowly ( 160) about gas 4, for about 1hr 30 mins. Delicous!

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  • Message 6

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    Posted by gaia (U6640509) on Monday, 6th September 2010

    You can get them at Morrisons occasionally OI. Thye tend to have a half decent range of pumpkins/squash a tthis time of year.

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    Posted by Tatihou (U6849712) on Monday, 6th September 2010

    I've grown these:

    www.marshalls-seeds....

    - and they are much better eaten small - one per person small - imo. I usually stuffed them with a ratatouille mix with chickpeas, iirc, and yes it was quite a bit wet but that helped the courgette cook. Or steam, really, I suppose.

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  • Message 8

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    Posted by RosalindF (U11043377) on Monday, 6th September 2010

    Organoleptic Icon

    www.google.co.uk/ima...

    Never heard of them" But they look fun.

    Where did you get it? 

    Organoleptic Icon, yes that's the right veg and they can be fun,

    It bought them from my local greengrocers, that is where I buy
    most fruit & veg. But you could try a supermarket or online.

    Rosalind

    ChefMelanie, thanks for your suggestions and that sounds very
    tasty, I bought the large Round Courgette/Patty Pan as I said
    on Saturday for one person only.

    I have some really nice Extra Virgin Olive Oil, which I use sparingly
    and is suitable for your recipe.
    Reading it is making me hungry now.

    Rosalind

    MinnesotaMaven

    I wait ..wait ..wait... for these to show up at the farmers market every year. The little bitty ones can simply be oiled and thrown on the grill. The bigger ones do need to be hollowed out. I par cook them in the microwave for a few minutes...In a pan, covered, with a little water in the bottom.. Then I saute up a filling using the good bits of the interior.and various minced veg.
    You can use bulk sausage, mushrooms all manner of things..
    Sometimes I've then baked the stuffed pattypans in a good tomato sauce as you would stuffed peppers... 


    MinnesotaMaven

    If there was a good local farmers' market in London, then I'd
    use it but the greengrocers has really nice produce.
    I use the little ones in warm salads etc, but the larger ones
    are suitable for me buying for one person.

    Yes, I could buy bulk sausages, mushrooms and so on, but
    a lot of it would go to waste as I only have small storage space.

    Rosalind

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  • Message 9

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    Posted by Organoleptic Icon (U11219171) on Monday, 6th September 2010

    Borough market?

    Covent Garden!!?

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