Who knew? It tastes just like zucchini except it has seeds and these can be removed so then you just have a GIANT zucchini with a concave middle. Sweet.
We returned from our camping trip to find two giant marrow chilling in the vege patch.
What to do, what to do? I have never cooked a marrow, or even investigated what to do with them. The time for marrow was upon us.
So, I cut it in half length-ways and scooped out the seeds, leaving lots of marrowy goodness. Then I emptied a drained can of chickpeas, a drained can of whole kernel corn, diced capsicum from the garden and a tonne of cherry toms from the garden into a pan with some EVOO and sauteed til goldenish.
Then I stirred in some feta, olives and jalapenos seasoned with ground pepper and rock salt and baked em.
This was sooooo good, I can’t wait to try it out on the next big boy!
BUT, I made a shitload of stuffing.
What to do, what to do?
The next night, I made fritters with the stuffing mix. I added some flour, egg and milk and I was off.
Let me tell you, chickpea, corn, capsicum, tomato, feta, olive and jalapeno fritters are just about the best things ever. Ethan can vouch for this I swear.
So, we have learnt from this exercise that 2 cans of vege plus some fresh can feed you many times over and that I MUST use leftovers. It’s a compulsion of mine. Enjoy!