Squash Blossom FrittTa

  
The main reason to get to the farmers market early – squash blossoms! This recipe is from Patrica Wells and it is amazing!

Ingredients:
1 TBSP olive oil
1 onion, sliced thin
16 – 20 squash blossoms
7 oz goat cheese, crumbled
1/4 c parmigiano, grated
6 eggs, beaten
1/4 c mint, cut into chiffonade

Preheat oven to 425.

In a small skillet heat oil over medium heat, add onions and cook covered until soft and translucent, about 3 minutes.

Arrange blossoms like spokes on a wheel in baking dish. Top with cheeses and onion, pour egg over the top.

Bake 20 minutes until golden.

Serves 4.

Chilled Tomato Soup

  
Simple and refreshing!

Ingredients:
1 1/2 lbs tomatoes, cored
1/2 c tomato paste
2 tsp sea salt
1 tsp Espelette pepper
2 TBSP sherry vinegar
1 c cilantro leaves
1 2/3 c water

Combine in a blender and purée. Chill for at least 3 hours. Blend before serving.

Serves 6 – 8.