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Friday, January 24, 2014

SAUTEED ZUCCHINI


SAUTEED ZUCCHINI

When there is an abundance of zucchini, it’s great to have an easy, quick recipe handy to take care of some of the surplus zucchini in a delicious way.  I loved the simplicity of this recipe.  It's so tasty, I can eat it all by myself!   As you can see there wasn't much left to photograph.  I could not stop nibbling!



14 oz zucchini (397 g)
1 tbsp olive oil, OR bacon fat (15 mL)
1/2  tsp crushed garlic (2 mL)
1/2  tsp salt (2 mL)
1/8  tsp black pepper (0.5 mL)
2 tbsp Parmesan cheese, optional (30 mL) 

Wash zucchini, cut off ends, and cut into 2 x 1/4 –inch (5 x 0.6 cm) matchsticks.

In large, nonstick frying pan, over medium heat in olive oil, stir fry garlic 30 seconds.  Add zucchini and stir-fry, turning occasionally until tender and browned in places.  Sprinkle with salt and pepper; toss to coat well and stir-fry briefly.  Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese, if using.  Serve immediately.


Yield:  4 servings
1 serving
58.7 calories
2.5 g protein
4.5 g fat

1.5 g net carbs

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