mucho zucchini

so, if you're like us you are just overwhelmed with zucchini right now and kinda run out of things to do with them...i thought i would post my FAV zucchini recipes...
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this is the BEST zucchini pie i've ever had...my fam loves it!!!

zucchini pie

1 medium zucchini, peeled and sliced
1/2 cup sugar
1 cup milk
3 tablespoons flour
1 teaspoon vanilla
3 eggs
1 unbaked pie shell (unbaked is VERY important)
cinnamon to taste

cook zucchini in small amount of water in a saucepan until tender, drain. combine zucchini with sugar, milk, eggs, flour and vanilla in blender. process until well mixed. pour into UNBAKED pie shell, sprinkle with cinnamon. bake at 425° for 10 min then reduce temp to 350° and continue to bake for 30 min.
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my mom has made this stuffing casserole as far back as i can remember and it's always always been one of my favs...i don't make it very often because i'm the only one in my family that likes it {snooty picky littles i have}

zucchini stuffing casserole

2 lbs zucchini
1/4 cup chopped onions
2 cooked, cubed chicken breast
1 (10 3/4 ounce) can cream of chicken soup
1 (8 ounce) carton sour cream
1 cup shredded carrots
2 cups seasoned stuffing mix
1/4 cup melted butter

Cook zucchini & onion in boiling salted water for 5-10 minutes(until crisp & tender). Drain well. In large bowl combine soup and sour cream. Stir in chicken and carrots. Fold in zucchini mixture. Toss stuffing mix with butter. Spread 1/2 stuffing mixture in a baking dish. Spoon zucchini mixture on top. Sprinkle with remaining stuffing mix. Bake at 350 for 25-30 minutes or until heated through.
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last but not least, zucchini/cucumber relish...totally DELISH and my absolute fav!

Zucchini/Cucumber Relish

8 qt cucumbers & zucchini (i do mostly zucchini and throw a few cucumbers in for taste)
1 qt onions
2 sweet red or green peppers
handful salt

peel and remove seeds. grind cucumbers, zucchini, onions and peppers add salt, let stand overnight…drain off salt water

2 qt vinegar
8 cups sugar
2 tbsp dry mustard seed
2 tbsp salt
1 tbsp turmeric
2 tbsp celery seed

mix cucumber mixture with above ingredients and bring to a boil. boil for 20 min. make a paste of 1 cup flour and water and thicken. put into hot jars and process

out for now
~kisses

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