Green Tomato Casserole

Mom got this recipe from a magazine. Its purpose was to use up two things: zucchini and green tomatoes.

Dad grew bumper crops of tomatoes – we pickled green ones in dill pickling brine, and peeled & crushed ripe tomatoes and froze ’em in cleaned 1 gallon milk jugs. This recipe came into the family the year Dad first planted zucchini … the year he and Mom discovered how many tons of zucchini are produced by a single plant …

Green Tomato Casserole

  • 1 lb Italian sausage, cut in 1″ pieces
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 4 Tbsp oil
  • 1 large green tomato, cut in bite sized pieces
  • 1 large onion, cut in bite sized pieces
  • 1 green bell pepper, cut in bite sized pieces
  • 1 medium zucchini, cut in bite sized pieces
  • 1 carrot, sliced thin
  • 3x 8 oz cans tomato sauce

Fry sausage until browned on all sides; set aside. In large skillet brown the garlic in oil; remove from skillet. Add the vegetables and fry for 5 minutes. Stir in tomato sauce and sausage. Bring to a boil and simmer for 10 to 12 minutes. Serve over egg noodles.

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