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Lemon Zucchini and Artichokes

July 27, 2009

Because I wanted to cook from my garden….

Lemon Zucchini and Artichokes on Rice

  • 1 cup of basmati rice
  • 1 tb of butter
  • 1 shallot, chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 3/4 cup of white wine
  • 1 squeezed lemon
  • 2 zucchini (or one GIANT one given to you by a fellow gardener)
  • 1 cup of grape tomatoes, yellow and red
  • 2 cups of green/yellow beans
  • 2 cups or 1 can (drained) artichokes
  • 1/2 cup of chopped basil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Romano cheese to taste.

  1. Boil 1 cup of basmati rice in 2 and 3/4 cups of water (a dab of butter or a little olive oil)
  2. Chop veggies, and salt the zucchini.
  3. Saute the chopped shallot and garlic in 1 tb of butter until translucent.
  4. Add white wine, lemon, and zucchini. Saute until the zucchini is medium softness.
  5. Add grape tomatoes, beans, and artichokes, saute until cooked.
  6. When finished, plate and sprinkle basil on top of each serving.
  7. Add salt/pepper/ Romano cheese to taste.
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