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Dumplings with Tomatoes and Zucchini

Total Time

Prep: 5 min. Cook: 45 min.


6 servings

Here's a unique and tasty side dish that has dumplings made with absolutely no flour!


  • 1/4 cups chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 4 large fresh tomatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh basil or 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 medium zucchini, peeled and cubed
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese


  1. In a large skillet, saute onion in oil until tender. Add tomatoes, basil, sugar, salt and pepper. Simmer, covered, for 10 minutes. Add zucchini; cook, covered, for 15 minutes or until tender. For dumplings, combine egg and cheese. Drop by tablespoons onto tomato mixture. Simmer, covered, for 5 minutes or until dumplings are firm.

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