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Zucchini with Garlic and Parmesan Cheese

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Zucchini with Garlic and Parmesan Cheese

Zucchini with Garlic and Parmesan Cheese

Jessica Braider
I'm always looking for new ways to prepare this summer staple and this might be one of my favorites!
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 4 servings


  • 1 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 zucchini or yellow squash halved lengthwise and chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced, about 1 tsp.
  • 2 scallions dark and light green parts, thinly sliced
  • 1 Tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese


  • In a large heavy skillet, heat the oil over medium heat.
  • Add the garlic and sauté it for about 30 seconds until it is fragrant, then add the zucchini and stir to coat it.
  • Add the scallions to the pan.
  • Cook the zucchini, stirring occasionally, for 5 - 7 minutes until it is partially browned.
  • Transfer the zucchini to a serving bowl and top it immediately with the cheese.


Nutritional Information Per Serving (% based upon daily values): Calories 65, Total Fat: 4g, 6.5%; Saturated Fat: 1g, 3.5%; Cholesterol: 0mg, 0%; Sodium: 37mg, 1.5%; Total Carbohydrate: 7g, 2%; Dietary Fiber: 2g, 8%; Sugar: 3g; Protein: 3g
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Keyword Gluten-Free, Kid-Friendly, Kosher, Low Fat, Low Sodium, No Added Sugar, Nut-Free, Side Dish, Spring, Summer, Vegetarian
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