I said "recipe" but it's not really a recipe. It seems I have an aversion to writing my own recipes, especially when it's something I just whip up. When I get started in the kitchen, it's like I'm in a frenzy. I always think I should write everything down, but I rarely do. I feel it suppresses my creativity. Not that this dish is very creative; it's pretty basic but you know what I mean!
The ingredients can be changed to suit you and how many you're serving. Here's what I used:
1 large russet potato, or 2 medium, chopped
1 small onion, diced
1 medium zucchini, or 2 small, chopped
About 1/4 cup freshly chopped parsley, loosely packed
Extra virgin olive oil, about 1 tablespoon
Celery seed, a sprinkle or about 1/4 teaspoon (a chopped celery stalk would be fine but I didn't have any)
Pepper to taste
Cut the russet potatoes very thin and chop. Dice onion and zucchini. Saute onion in about 1 teaspoon of olive oil until soft. Remove and set aside. Add a little more olive oil to the pan and saute potatoes until tender. Add onion, celery seed, and zucchini until zucchini is heated through to your liking. I usually don't let zucchini get mushy. Add chopped parsley, pepper to taste, stir, and serve.
I didn't take too many pictures of the process, the kitchen in the cottage we rented was dark.
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This zucchini hash was made while we were on vacation in July when I was taking a break from my blog. I still remember the flavor, though, and it went well with various dishes that week and even as a snack by itself. It went nicely with our eggs that morning, made a great side dish to grilled steak another night. It can even make a great meal by itself - for a little protein, add your favorite beans or cheese.
I was also lucky to capture this scene, during a walk one morning, of two cows shading another!
We had great weather.
Enjoyed a full moon over the ocean.
Captured a sunset behind a flag raised for Independence Day.
Saw Man Of La Mancha at this charming and very professional theatre. Love the little windmills in the flower pots!
And collected sea shells.