Parmesan Zucchini Spears

"Delicious side dish, perfect for summer when the zukes are coming in! Recipe is from Light and Tasty’s June/July 2005 issue."
 
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Ready In:
20mins
Ingredients:
6
Serves:
3
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ingredients

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directions

  • Cut zucchini into quarters lengthwise, then cut in half crosswise.
  • In large nonstick skillet, saute zucchini in olive oil over medium heat for 4 minutes.
  • Sprinkle with lemon zest, salt, and pepper; saute 4-5 minutes longer or until zucchini is crisp-tender.
  • Remove from heat, sprinkle with cheese, and serve immediately.

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Reviews

  1. mama smurf
    Yunmmy!!!! Made this to go along with Mama's Beef-A-Roni#70781 and what an easy and tasty dish. I did saute some garlic in the oil before addeing the zucchini but otherwise I followed the instructions. Definately a keeper and another tasty way to fix zucchini. Made for Zaar Chef Alphabet Soup tag game.
     
  2. Kathy
    Excellent! I didn't have a lemon, so I used fresh orange zest. That worked out fine, but I think lemon zest would be better. This was a quick, easy recipe to make for one person or a crowd.
     
  3. nocheeseplease
    DEEEELISH! I made it with soy parmesan (tastes like the real thing!) and it was sooo yummy. I really had to made a conscious effort not to eat it all up! But at only 39 cal/serving, I wouldn't even feel that guilty if I'd given into temptation.
     
  4. dicentra
    Very easy to make and delicious! I didn't have lemons, so I used lemon pepper. These are even good without the cheese. I agree, I need to try this on the grill next summer. Thanks for sharing a great recipe. :)
     
  5. Chris Reynolds
    I think next time I will use the grill as suggested by BoBo. My pan was not big enough to cook all the zucchini at one time. I also like the idea of adding a little lemon juice for a stronger lemon flavor. Thanks for sharing.
     
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