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Miso Glazed Zucchini or Marrow

Miso glazed Zucchini 2

It’s that time of year in my garden where one moment I have nice small Zucchinis growing and the next moment I look I have huge marrows. I am always trying to find new ways to use up these monsters and come up with this recipe last night.

Miso is a great product as it is fermented and adds good pro- biotic bacteria to our diets. It has been used in traditional Japanese cooking for hundreds of years.

There is a great Nelson company making their own miso from scratch, check them out…

Miso glazed Zucchini


1 large Marrow of 3-4 medium Zucchinis

2tbsp warm water

2tbsp miso paste

1tbsp Honey or sweetener of choice

2tsp sesame oil

1cup of cherry tomatoes

1 spring onion

Black sesame seeds to garnish

Preheat oven to 180 Celsius.

In a bowl mix water, miso, honey and sesame oil until well combined.

Slice zucchinis into rounds about half a cm thick. Place on a lined baking tray and spread with miso mix.

Slice cherry tomatoes into rounds and place a couple on each piece of zucchini.

Bake for 25 minutes, remove when soft and serve topped with sliced spring onion and sesame seeds.

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