Sauteed Zucchini Strips

17 May

Zucchini 4.1

I found this wonderfully simple recipe in Cuisine Lite magazine several months ago but had yet to try it until recently. Unsure of how flavorful this dish would turn out, I was skeptic. Thankfully I prepared it for dinner one night and it received rave reviews! The simplicity of the dish brings out the flavor of the zucchini but the options of adding in other flavors are endless! The zucchini does cook down quite a bit so more zucchini than called for may be needed if making for a larger crowd than just two people.

For the Zucchini:

2 large zucchinis

about 1/4 yellow onion, thinly sliced

1 tablespoon olive oil

salt and pepper to taste

With a carrot peeler, slice around the zucchini. Slice the onion into thin strips. Over medium heat, saute the zucchini strips with the onion and olive oil until the zucchini is wilted and onions are translucent. Add salt and pepper to taste. Done!


This can be served as a side dish or as a meal in itself. I scrounged around the kitchen for Parmesan cheese to add on top, but came up empty handed. Garlic, chicken, or pasta could all be tasty additives.

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2 Responses to “Sauteed Zucchini Strips”

  1. sybaritica May 25, 2012 at 7:50 pm #

    What a nice, simple recipe… I bet it is excellent!

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