Baked Zucchini Sticks and Sweet Onion Dip

Ingredients

Dip:
1 Tbsp. butter
1 medium sweet onion, peeled and sliced
2 Tbsp. cider vinegar
2 Tbsp. honey
1 Tbsp. prepared mustard
1 cup mayonnaise
Salt and pepper to taste
Zucchini Sticks:
3 medium zucchini, unpeeled, cut into 3" long sticks
1 tsp. salt
1 cup Panko breadcrumbs
1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
1 Tbsp. oregano or pizza seasoning
Olive oil spray
2 large eggs, lightly beaten

Preparation

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To make dip; Melt the butter in a medium frying pan over moderate heat, and add the sliced onions. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the onions soften, them caramelize. Once the onions are a medium brown, remove from heat and add the vinegar. Place the onions and vinegar into a small food processor. Add the honey and mustard, and process until smooth. Add the mayonnaise and salt and pepper to taste. Refrigerate, covered until ready to serve.
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To make the zucchini sticks: Place the zucchini sticks in a colander and sprinkle with the teaspoon of salt. Let the zucchini drain for 1 hour or longer; rinse and pat dry. Combine the Panko, Parmesan, and oregano or pizza seasoning; set aside.
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Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F. Spray or oil the pan with olive oil. Dredge sticks a few at a time in the egg, then roll in the crumb mixture. Place the sticks on prepared baking sheet. Drizzle with about 1 Tablespoon of olive oil. Bake sticks for 12 minutes,turn over, and bake for an additional 8 minutes, until golden brown and crisp.
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Serve immediately with sweet onion dip.

 



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August 5, 2011

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