Peppers, onions, zucchini or squash, tomatoes, bread crumbs and gruyere make a super one dish meal – easy when cooking with kids too

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Do you remember the post on August 12th when I described how to add chicken pieces to a delicious vegetable mixture?  http://rockingrandmamusic.com/fast-way-to-make-chicken-cook-up-veggies-when-they-are-in-season-freeze-then-add-chicken-pieces-in-a-skillet-for-a-quick-midweek-meal-cooking-with-kids

Here is another variation on that recipe. To the veggie mixture instead of the chicken, add 1/2 cup  2% reduced-fat milk mixed with  3 ounces of aged Gruyère cheese, shredded (about 3/4 cup) and 3 large eggs, lightly beaten. Then add  four large beefsteak tomatoes sliced thick on top of the mixture ( in a casserole) and panko bread crumbs ( about 1/2 cup) which you have tossed in a frying pan for a few moments in a couple of tablespoons of heated oil. Bake at 375 degrees for about 40 minutes and serve with a crisp green salad ( arugula and romaine). YUM! And the kids can help you do all of it ( whisking the cheese, milk and eggs, adding the sliced tomatoes, and sprinkling over the fried panko crumbs). Below are some of this year’s crop of tomatoes….amazing!

Tomatoes crop 2011

 

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I have reinvented myself many times during my life -teacher, lawyer, business woman, CEO, Entrepreneur, Board member, Professor, Mom, Wife, Farmer, Chef, Musician, Author and now my best role of all - Grandma to multiple grandchildren, grandnephews and nieces worldwide.
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