Tomato, Squash, and Feta Gratin
I found the fifth and final recipe for Cookbook Week* in The New Sonoma Cookbook by Connie Guttersen RD, Ph.D. This cookbook is filled with over 200 simple recipes for a healthy, more delicious way to live. I love that there is a whole range of recipes – breakfasts, soups, roasts, desserts, and holiday meal ideas. I saw the recipe for this gratin and decided to make it for dinner. It was really easy to make and tasted flavorful and delicious. I adapted it a bit by using tomato basil feta and fresh basil instead of plain feta and oregano. It turned out to be a big hit with my daughter, husband, and me but my son didn’t care for it. His loss our gain.
*Cookbook Week: I was recently sent 5 wonderful cookbooks (food blogger perks) so I decided to do a recipe from each book this week – October 10-14, 2011 – (First recipe), (Second recipe), (Third recipe), (Fourth recipe).
How to Make Tomato, Squash, and Feta Gratin:
- 1-2 tsp garlic olive oil
- 1 zucchini, sliced 1/4 inch thick coins
- 1 yellow squash, sliced 1/4 inch thick coins
- Sea salt and freshly cracked pepper, to taste
- 2 green onions, chopped
- 1 clove of garlic, minced
- 1 tbsp basil, chopped
- 1/4 cup tomato basil feta
- 6-7 small vine-ripened tomatoes, sliced 1/4 inch thick
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Coat a small baking dish with cooking spray.
Place the sliced zucchini and squash coins into a bowl then season with a bit of olive oil, sea salt, and freshly cracked pepper, to taste; toss to coat evenly. In another bowl add the green onions, garlic, fresh basil, and feta cheese and mix well.
Lay the zucchini slices in the pan, slightly overlapping them like shingles. Sprinkle with some of the feta mixture. Layer the yellow squash slices on top of the zucchini, slightly overlapping them like shingles. Sprinkle with some of the feta mixture. Layer the tomatoes on top of the yellow squash, slightly overlapping them like shingles. Sprinkle with the remaining feta mixture. Drizzle with some olive oil if desired.
Place into the oven and bake for 30 minutes or until the vegetables are tender and the top is slightly browned. Allow it to sit for 5-10 minutes prior to serving. Enjoy.
Click here for a printable version of this recipe – For the Love of Cooking.net
Adapted recipe by For the Love of Cooking.net Original recipe by Connie Guttersen, RD, Ph.D. – The New Sonoma Cookbook
GIVEAWAY – **GIVEAWAY CLOSED – WINNER ANNOUNCED**:
The generous people who sent me my cookbook want to give one of my readers a copy too. All you have to do to enter this giveaway is to leave a comment on this post. Remember, if you are going to leave an anonymous comment, you must leave your name or e-mail address so I will have someone to contact if you are chosen. The contest ends on Sunday, October 16, 2011, at 7:00 p.m. Pacific Time.
Looks tasty! Me encanta esta receta!!!
Looks delicious! Can't wait to try it out.
I would love to receive this cookbook, it looks yummy to me and lots of veggies, flavors, and interesting recipes to boot..Luv your blog, read it everyday for good recipes..ciao mary jane at [email protected]
yummy! I would love to this also in the near future 😀
I love using fresh ingredients, vegetables when i cook. I love baking too ! It would be nice to have another great cookbook to include in my collection.
Can't wait to try this!
Yum! That looks delish. Thanks for the opportunity.
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YUM! I made something so very similar the other night and it. was. SO. good! I will definitely be trying this version too.
colorful food is always tastier 🙂 the cookbook sounds like a good one!
This gratin looks so delicious and flavor-packed! This has been a fun week of recipes from different cookbooks, Pam!
Kim in MD
Oooh…I love a good cookbook!
It looks good.
This looks AMAZING!
I'm doing a waffle bar for the girls night!
simple and refreshing! looks scrumptious!
Yum, that looks delicious! Gotta make it this weekend.
Tomatoes and feta….yum!
The gratin looks so good, Pam!
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Wow! Delightful and yummy!
Thanks for sharing, my dear friend!
Looks like a great cookbook!
Now that is a cookbook that I would love to have, thanks for sharing!
yummy! going to be adding these items to my grocery list this weekend. always need side dish ideas! Thanks!
I would love this cookbook. Thanks for the chance to win!!
All My Favorite Foods In One Dish! Yumm!
Great looking dish Pam
I have always been silent reader, but this gratin has all my favorites tomatoes, zucchini and feta. I am going to try this before fresh tomatoes runs out…
This gratin looks yummy! And a new cookbook would be a great early Christmas gift!!
Ooooh, something a bit different to do with all my tomatoes. Looks awesome!
nell at maine dot rr dot com
I'm addicted to new cookbooks so this would be great!
Im a big fan of feta cheese. Richard
No, it's not the sweet-salty dribble from a fantastical combination of juicy tomatoes and crumbly-melty feta deliciousness. It's just my inner hungry girl, showing her colors: plain.ol'.drool. AGAIN.
And…I'm not gonna lie: I TOTALLY WANT THIS COOKBOOK!!
Mmmmm…looks good for a cool fall day. Might make this to bring as a potluck side dish for one of our upcoming family get-togethers 🙂
E' un vero piacere essere capitata qui… ottima preparazione!!! Un abbraccio
I would love this cookbook! I may just be putting this on my Christmas wish list!
This dish looks so yummy…..I am a great big fan of your site. You do an amazing job and I love your pictures!!!!
we are trying to ear healthier at home. i would LOVE to have this cookbook!
mmm feta! I love cheeses on vegetables. delicious!
I do love a good meal
Looks yummy! Think I may haev to pop over to the farmer's market for some squash!
This not only looks delicious but it is truly beautiful! Thanks for sharing! 🙂
oh that looks fantastic- and the cookbook sounds great!
Sounds wonderful. There is nothing better than a new cookbook!
This is definitely going to be turned into a meal in my kitchen! Oh if only tomatoes weren't so blah already!
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Looks so pretty!
That gratin is so tasty sounding!
Yummy looking recipe! Thanks 🙂
I adore tomato and squash gratin recipes. I've made so many of them! This one looks gorgeous.
All I can say is YUM! This looks delicious! I am excited to try it! The cookbook is an amazing giveaway too! I would absolutely love to have it!
What a divine end of summer oven dish! MMMMMM,…looks so appetizing too :)!!
YUM! I just love new squash recipes!
it looks good, n healthy too 🙂
Looks delicious !!!!
It's a lovely dish, and a great way to warm up an autumn meal. I have a number of picky eaters who shy away from squashes, too.
definitely a feast for the eyes
This recipe sounds great! I can use up the rest of my tomatoes and zucchini from my garden.
Always love a new squash Recipe!
Mmmmm, a delicious healthy meal is always a plus!
Yummy! Thanks for the recipe.
My cousin has that cookbook and has made some fabulous meals from it! What a great prize!! -Rachel
This looks good but any thoughts on a different cheese as I don't like Feta (or any strong odor cheeses for that matter :-)) Thank you!!!
This looks really good! I love when people use "exotic" cheeses such as feta and goat cheese.
If International participants are allowed, I'm so in 🙂
That looks wonderful, as usual!!! Would LOVE even more to win that Sonoma Cookbook– I'm subscribed to their newsletter online and love the tips they send me on a daily basis!!!!
I'm a newbie to your blog, but fell in love instantly. I have a minor obsession with cookbooks, and my cookbook shelf could always use another!
Love feta and tomato together!
This looks delicious and so does the cookbook!
I can't wait to try this. I love that you have so many vegetarian recipes because so many bloggers forget about us non-meat eaters! I have made many recipes from the original sonoma diet cookbook but would love to win this one.
YUMMO! Gratins are the best, who doesn't want veggies covered in cheese and yummy spices!
Gratin tomatoes? Cheese? Genius. Here's hoping! My cookbook collection needs a refresher.
This looks wonderful – so does the cookbook
Just looking at this recipe makes my mouth water!
looks delicious…would love a chance to win it. thanks.
That looks yummy. Can't wait to try it.
I love tomatoes so this is a recipe I can't wait to try.
I love new cookbooks! Inspiration!
That looks yummy!
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That looks wonderful! Thanks for the giveaway. The cookbooks sounds like something we would enjoy. Thank you!
Sounds delicious, I can't wait to make it!
I love cookbooks and this one looks great!
The recipe looks great!!!!I'd love the cookbook,too. Thanks for all the great recipes!
I would love to win!!
lesalia17 at zoominternet dot net
After reading this post, I'm ready for second dinner! I'd love the chance to find out if the rest of the book is as appetizing as this recipe.
oh yum ! this looks delicious!
Sounds yummy! I am always looking for healthy cookbooks, too.
What a colourful dish… healthy and delicious!
This cookbook looks great!
jessicarwarfield at gmail dot com
The cookbook looks great!
This dish looks delish! Feta is fun!!!
This looks so yummy – can't wait to try it!
Looks very tasty and colorful – great side for grilled meat.
The dish looks amazing, very colorful!I really wouldn't mind if my family didn't care for it..More for me, as you said..haha
I love the colors of this dish. Also sounds so yummy!
Looks super good what a beautiful looking dish.
This sounds so delicious, can't wait to try this out on the family…
Love your recipes! Thanks so much for sharing. I always wait for a new post from you. 🙂
Healthy food really can be delicious, I've been eating mostly unprocessed food for a while and I feel great! The book looks amazing!
sarahepardee at gmail dot com
Wow! These recipes look amazing!!
I have heard about the Sonoma Diet. I would love to have this cookbook, thanks for the chance.
Love the ingredients in this dish, especially the feta. Would love the cookbook too. [email protected]
That looks absolutely delicious! I cannot wait to try it. 🙂
What a great variation of a gratin! It looks delicious!
I'm not usually a fan of tomatoes, but this looks delicious!
I just discovered your blog and love your photos of the food and your recipes all look
so delicious.Will have to try this one because roasted tomatoes are always great. Thank You
Looks yummy =)
It must be really yummy!xxx
Looks delicious! I love feta and tomatos! The cookbook sounds great!
Would love to win!
ohhhh…I would LOVE this cookbook. Thanks! Jeana
I will be trying this gratin! I'd love the cookbook, too!
OH my…that looks SO good! As does the cookbook! – Addie
Would love to have Connie's cookbook1
Would love a new cookbook. Can never have too many!
Love the colors of this dish… and it contains all my favorite flavors. Will have fun making this one!
That looks so good, I love tomatoes!
Please enter me in to win!
This looks so so yummy!! I cannot wait to try this!
Wow, that looks so juicy and tasty! I can just imagine tasting the sweet tomatoes and salty feta..oh, and basil, my favorite herb! Mmmmm!!!
It looks like a very autumny dish. I'd love to add this cookbook to my collection!
Dear Pam this dish look delicious and of course I love the cookbook look absolutely nice!!! gloria
I love your blog and this recipe!
Thanks for another tasty recipe.
I just found your blog but so many of your recipes look delicious! I would love to win a new cookbook!
The cookbook looks great!
As a vegetarian, I thank you for such delicious veggie recipes! Yum 🙂
I can't wait to try this! I love squash, tomatoes and feta so it's bound to be wonderful.
I love food like this; delicious, but also simple and healthy.
I love anything with tomatoes and feta. and I am always on the lookout for a new cookbook
Your photography is outstanding, makes you want to pull the dish right off the page.
The cookbook looks great!
The gratin looks very yummy. Will definitely try it
Thank you for the giveaway.
When last in San Francisco I was lucky enough to visit Sonoma. Californian cuisine is so fresh and seasonal!They put locavore and innovative on the map.
Wow I can't wait to try this! My husband and I went to Sonoma for our honeymoon two years ago and the food was AMAZING!
That's looks great and I would love that cookbook!
Love the combination of tomato and feta… will definitely have to try this recipe!
The feta gave me away. Wow! Thank you for this!
Looks really yummy.
Yum. This sounds really delicious. I will have to try this one with my family.
I love how this recipe focuses on autumn ingredients – I just brought squash and tomatoes, and cannot wait to try this recipe!
I would love to have this cookbook! 🙂 Thanks for hosting the giveaway!
Always looking for a new cookbook. This fits the bill perfectly!
This was so easy and good. This is sure to become a summer fav!
I like the healthier version of "gratin"… I always think of sinfully cheesy potatoes, but I could do this!
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It looks so good!
Yum!!! Looks so good. We do this with tomatoes and feta all the time. Will definitely try your recipe! Thanks!
So happy to have something new to cook with all my zucchini & tomatoes from the garden. I think I'll use the mediterranean feta from trader joe's. I worked for Pacific Bell & was a dispatcher for the town of Sonoma. I Love the NorthCoast!!
This looks so delicious! Good recipe.
Love the color in your spices you use. This is my favorite dish you have posted.