This simple veggie bake makes a versatile side dish for chicken, steak or pork.
- 2 lb (1 kg) BCfresh Yellow Potatoes, scrubbed and quartered
- 2 zucchini, chopped
- 1 red pepper, chopped
- 1 small onion, chopped
- 4 cloves garlic, sliced
- 1/2 cup (125 mL) chicken broth
- 1/4 cup (60 mL) prepared pesto sauce
- 3 tbsp (45 mL) olive oil, divided
- 1 tbsp (15 mL) finely chopped fresh thyme
- 1/2 tsp (2 mL) each salt, pepper and paprika
- 1/2 cup (125 mL) shredded mozzarella cheese
- 2 tbsp (30 mL) grated Parmesan cheese
- 2 tbsp (30 mL) dry bread crumbs
- 2 tbsp (30 mL) finely chopped fresh parsley
- Preheat oven to 400˚F (200˚C). Toss together potatoes, zucchini, red pepper, onion, garlic, broth, pesto, 2 tbsp (30 mL) oil, thyme, salt, pepper and paprika. Transfer to 13- x 9-inch (3 L) baking dish. Cover with foil; bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
- Toss together mozzarella, Parmesan, bread crumbs, parsley and remaining oil; sprinkle over top of casserole. Broil for 1 to 2 minutes or until golden brown.
Note: Substitute fontina, provolone or aged Cheddar for mozzarella cheese if desired.