Thomas Keller's Zucchini Recipe: Step-by-Step (2024)



Welcome to the ultimate guide, showing you exactly how to make zucchini like Thomas Keller.

In the guide we will show you:

  • What ingredients you need to buy
  • Step-by-step cooking guide
  • Customizing the recipe for personal taste
  • Other similar recipes + recommended tools for cooking like Thomas Keller"


Thomas Keller masterclass zucchini edition

a. 2 zucchini

b. 1 tablespoon neutral oil

c. Kosher salt

For Thomas Keller's zucchini Sauce:

a. 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar

b. 1/2 cup chopped cherry tomatoes

c. 2 tablespoons minced shallot or garlic

d. 3 tablespoons olive oil

e. 1 tablespoon minced parsley, basil, oregano


To get the Thomas Keller viral zucchini follow the directions below step by step.

Step 1: Halve the zucchini lengthwise and score the cut side in a crosshatch pattern.

Step 2: Sprinkle salt evenly onto the scored side of the zucchini. Leave the zucchini for 10 to 15 minutes to draw out moisture.

Step 3: Preheat the oven to 450°F. Pat the zucchini dry with paper towels.

Step 4: Pour just enough oil to coat the bottom of a Hestan Thomas Keller Insignia 6qt Rondeau and heat until it's shimmering but not quite smoking. Add the zucchini, cut side down, in the oil and adjust the heat to allow the zucchini to sear and caramelize without burning.

Step 5: Cook for 5 minutes, checking occasionally, until it is darkly browned. Flip zucchini and place in the oven to cook for 20-30 minutes or until the zucchini are completely soft.

Step 6: While the zucchini are roasting, gently combine the tomatoes, vinegar, shallots or garlic, olive oil, herbs and salt to taste in a small bowl and allow to marinate to bring the flavors together. Transfer zucchini to a serving platter and spoon the sauce over before serving.

The results of your Thomas Keller roast zucchini

In conclusion, this Thomas Keller roast zucchini recipe, encapsulates the simplicity and elegance that the renowned chef is known for. By following Thomas Keller's zucchini recipe, you've transformed a humble vegetable into a culinary delight, showcasing the natural flavors and textures that make this dish so special. Whether you're a long-time fan or a newcomer to Thomas Keller's cooking philosophy, this recipe offers a taste of his expertise and creativity with everyday ingredients. As you savor each bite of this exquisite dish, remember that great cooking isn't just about elaborate techniques or rare ingredients; it's about celebrating the inherent beauty of the produce, as Thomas Keller's zucchini masterpiece so perfectly demonstrates.

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