- 1 1/2 pounds grape tomatoes
- 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
- 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
- 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
- 3 1/2 cups shredded zucchini (about 1 pound)
- 1 teaspoon kosher salt, divided
- 2 cups cooked farro
- 1 cup fresh breadcrumbs
- 3 tablespoons finely chopped green onions
- 3 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
- 2 tablespoons whole-wheat flour
- 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme
- 3 large eggs, lightly beaten
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided
- 2.5 ounces goat cheese (at room temperature)
- 1 1/2 tablespoons 1% low-fat milk
- 1 teaspoon chopped fresh chives
- 1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh dill
- 1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh tarragon
- 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
- calories 289
- fat 15.3 g
- satfat 3.9 g
- monofat 8.2 g
- polyfat 1.8 g
- protein 12 g
- carbohydrate 33 g
- fiber 5 g
- cholesterol 99 mg
- iron 2 mg
- sodium 463 mg
- calcium 73 mg
How to Make It
To prepare tomatoes, preheat oven to 250°.
Combine tomatoes, 2 tablespoons olive oil, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper in a large bowl; toss to coat. Arrange tomatoes in a single layer on a foil-lined baking sheet. Bake at 250° for 3 hours or until very tender, stirring every hour.
To prepare cakes, combine zucchini and 1/2 teaspoon salt in a cheesecloth-lined bowl. Let stand 10 minutes. Gather edges of cheesecloth; squeeze zucchini in cloth until barely moist. Combine zucchini, 1/2 teaspoon salt, farro, and next 7 ingredients (through garlic) in a large bowl. Let stand 5 minutes. Shape mixture into 12 (3-inch) patties, about 3/4 inch thick.
Heat 2 teaspoons oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add 4 patties; cook 4 minutes on each side or until golden. Repeat in two more batches with remaining oil and patties. Keep warm.
To prepare cheese, combine cheese and remaining ingredients in a small bowl, stirring until well combined.
Arrange 2 zucchini cakes on each of 6 plates. Top with 1 tablespoon cheese mixture and 1/4 cup tomatoes.
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