Microwave-Steamed Zucchini

Total Time
1 min
5 mins

My daughter and I love zucchini this way. So easy....no chopping, dicing, etc. Give it a try, and use one zucchini, or as many as you need. I use non-fat spray, so extremely diet-friendly. Parmesan cheese or bacon bits are good additions.

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  • 1 large zucchini
  • butter-flavored cooking spray
  • salt & pepper, to taste


  1. Slice zucchini lenth-wise, not cutting all the way to the bottom.
  2. Open slightly and spray interior with butter.
  3. Sprinkle interior with salt and pepper.
  4. Wrap in plastic wrap and place in microwave. Microwave for 5 minutes on high power.
  5. Let stand for two minutes, remove, and cut in wedges.
  6. Voila.