Cheesy Zucchini Corn Summer Galette Recipe

For the last three years I’ve planted a garden and one plant that usually does well for me is zucchini. In fact, sometimes I get so much zucchini that I don’t know what to do with it! I can only eat it sautéed as a side dish so many nights before I’m over it. What about you? If you garden to you get an overabundance of zucchini too? I like to play around with a variation of zucchini recipes to keep my family and I interested in the veggie (chocolate zucchini bread + zucchini fettuccine are two of my faves) and my most fave recent zucchini recipe is the cheesy zucchini corn summer galette recipe that I’m excited to share with you today!

Galettes are wonderful as main dishes or desserts and are a favorite weeknight meal of mine because they are so simple. You can make your own crust or buy pre-made to speed things up a bit. I use the Trader Joe’s pie crust when I take the pre-made route. This cheesy zucchini corn summer galette recipe features three cheeses that work beautifully together: cream cheese, feta and Monterey jack. Top the cheese with thinly sliced zucchini (I use this mandolin but you could also just use your favorite knife), fresh corn, cracked pepper and you are good to go!

I love galettes so much that I am actually teaching a 60 minute course on sweet and savory galette making at the SLC Pinners Conference November 4-5.  If you live near Salt Lake or happen to be in the area that weekend you should definitely come. I’d love to meet you and talk galettes and all things cooking! Use promo code RAINBOW when buying your ticket to receive a 10% discount to attend classes or the code FREESHOPPING which will get you free access to the trade show floor, but no classes.

Cheesy Zucchini Corn Summer Galette Recipe

Cheesy Zucchini Corn Summer Galette REcipe

 

Cheesy Zucchini Corn Summer Galette Recipe

Ingredients

  • pie crust dough
  • 1 T olive oil
  • 1/2 white onion, diced
  • 1 ear fresh corn, kernels cut off
  • 1 medium sized zucchini, thinly sliced
  • 1 oz cream cheese
  • 2 oz Monterey Jack, shredded
  • 1 oz feta, crumbled
  • salt & freshly cracked pepper
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten with a little water added to make an egg wash
  • cilantro, optional topping

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. In a small skillet heat olive oil over medium high heat. Add onion and cook until translucent, about five minutes. Set aside.
  3. Roll out pie dough and transfer onto a baking sheet lined with parchment or a silpat mat.
  4. Spread onion mixture into the center of the rolled out pie dough and spread evenly, leaving a 2 1/2 inch perimeter around the dough.
  5. Dot the cream cheese and sprinkle the feta crumbles and Monterey jack cheese on top of the onion mixture, maintaining the 2 1/2 inch dough perimeter.
  6. Top with corn kernels and thinly sliced zucchini.
  7. Season with salt and freshly cracked pepper to taste. I don't add very much salt due to the saltiness of the cheese.
  8. Fold the edges over and brush with egg wash.
  9. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until the crust is a nice golden brown.
  10. Allow galette to cool for 5 minutes and garnish with cilantro before serving.
  11. Enjoy!
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Comments

  1. Omggg this is so creative and genius!

  2. Oh my this looks yummy! I’ve been wondering what to do with all that zucchini – love this new option!

  3. Love this idea! Looks really fresh and light!

  4. This is such a pretty and different way of using corn and zucchini! I love the idea!

  5. This looks so delish! Love the creative use of veggies.

  6. What a beautiful way to use up two of my favorite summer ingredients. I love galettes! They are far less fussy than pie.

  7. I love galettes! And pairing two of my favorite summer veggs into one is excellent idea!

  8. Simple galettes are such a great vehicle for just about anything sweet or savory. I really like the combination of corn with zucchini in this one!

  9. This looks amazing! I could totally trick the kids into thinking this is a kind of pizza! Also a great way to use up my zucchini supply!

  10. What a tasty way to use up that end of summer corn! 🙂 Looks delicious!

  11. Gorgeous! I adore galettes, I would love this one. I recently made something similar to this but with corn and Swiss chard instead of zucchini. Really good! (Terrible pictures so I couldn’t blog it though)

    • Thanks, Julie! I also adore galettes, they are just so delicious but simple too. Ohh, that sounds like a delicious variation, sometimes the most delicious are the least photographic!

  12. I love practically anything with corn and including it in a galette is such a great idea!

  13. This galette sounds like the perfect dish, so many great flavors going on plus the corn I need a slice now =)

  14. YUM, this looks amazing!

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