Sautéed Zucchini Strips

huber.edith (CC-BY)
  • 1 Medium unpeeled garlic clove
  • 2 tsp Extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp Red pepper flakes
  • 1 lb zucchini (about 4 medium), trimmed and cut into 2-by-1/4-inch matchsticks
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tbs Finely grated Parmesan cheese

Place the garlic clove on a cutting board and, using the flat side of your knife, smash the clove by pushing on the knife blade with the heel of your hand. Remove and discard the peel and set the garlic clove aside.

Heat the oil in a large frying pan over medium-high heat until shimmering. Add the garlic and red pepper flakes and cook, stirring occasionally, until fragrant but not browned, about 30 seconds. Remove the garlic with a slotted spoon or tongs and discard (or save for another use).

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Add the zucchini to the pan and toss until coated with oil. Let cook undisturbed until the bottoms of the matchsticks are golden brown, about 1 minute. Toss again and cook until crisp-tender, about 1 minute more. Remove the pan from heat and season the zucchini with salt and pepper.

Transfer the zucchini to a serving dish and sprinkle with the Parmesan. Serve immediately.

Servings: 2

Nutritional Information

Serving size: 1 serving
Percent daily values based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Nutrition information calculated from recipe ingredients.
Amount Per Serving
Calories 100.70
Calories From Fat (56%) 56.07
Calories From Protein (15%) 15.09
Calories From Carbs (29%) 29.53
Calories From Alcohol (0%) 0.00
% Daily Value
Total Fat 6.39g 10%
Saturated Fat 1.56g 8%
Monounsaturated Fat 3.78g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.70g
Trans Fatty Acids 0.00g
Cholesterol 4.40mg 1%
Sodium 110.89mg 5%
Potassium 611.69mg 17%
Carbohydrates 8.46g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2.60g 10%
Sugar 4.01g
Sugar Alcohols 0.00g
Net Carbohydrates 5.86g
Protein 4.80g 10%
Vitamin A 569.47IU 11%
Vitamin C 39.21mg 65%
Calcium 92.78mg 9%
Iron 0.93mg 5%
Vitamin E 1.00IU 10%
Thiamin 0.11mg 8%
Riboflavin 0.35mg 21%
Niacin 1.14mg 6%
Vitamin B6 0.52mg 26%
Folate 66.56ľg 17%
Vitamin B12 0.11ľg 2%
Pantothenic Acid 0.38mg 4%
Phosphorus 125.67mg 13%
Magnesium 41.27mg 10%
Zinc 0.87mg 6%
Copper 0.13mg 7%
Manganese 0.43mg 22%
Selenium 1.57ľg 2%
Alcohol 0.00g
Caffeine 0.00mg
Water 216.59g

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