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Zucchini Basil Gratin

A simple, delicious dish for weeknight family meals, weekend cookouts and potlucks.

2 pounds zucchini (about 3 medium), sliced into ¼-inch rounds or diagonals
2 teaspoons salt
3 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 cup chopped basil
1/4 cup breadcrumbs
1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Brush the bottom of a 10-inch gratin dish or glass pie plate with about a tablespoon of the olive oil. Evenly spread 1 tablespoon of the breadcrumbs on the bottom of the dish.

In a large mixing bowl, toss sliced zucchini with salt, basil and 1 tablespoon of the olive oil.

Layer the zucchini into the gratin dish.

In a small mixing bowl, combine the cheese and remaining breadcrumbs and olive oil. Pour this mixture over the zucchini. Shake the dish to help spread it out if needed.

Bake for 30 to 35 minutes, or until the crumbs are golden brown.

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