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    Microwave-Steamed Zucchini

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    6 mins

    1 min

    5 mins

    Denibates's Note:

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

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on January 30, 2013


      Delicious! And I don't think it could get any easier. It was surprisingly delicious considering the simplicity and so few ingredients in this recipe. This will my standard way of preparing zucchini from now on. Thank you for sharing your recipe, Denibates. Made for Best of 2012 tag game.

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    • on October 28, 2012


      So simple and so good! I used a few squirts of butter flavor spray, a little salt and plenty of pepper. Quick easy side dish or any-time snack - thanks for sharing this! Made for Fall PAC 2012

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    Nutritional Facts for Microwave-Steamed Zucchini

    Serving Size: 1 (161 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 2

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 27.4
    Calories from Fat 4
    Total Fat 0.5 g
    Saturated Fat 0.1 g
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    Sodium 12.9 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 5.0 g
    Dietary Fiber 1.6 g
    Sugars 4.0 g
    Protein 1.9 g

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