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Broiled Zucchini with Rosemary Butter Recipe

Broiled Zucchini with Rosemary Butter Recipe

In Central Point, Oregon, Sandra Hart broils garden-fresh zucchini and spreads it with a buttery herb topping.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 3 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped green onion
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons minced fresh rosemary or 1 to 2 teaspoons dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 4 medium zucchini


  • 1. In a bowl, combine the first seven ingredients; set aside. Cut zucchini lengthwise into 1/2-in. slices. Place on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray. Broil 4 in. from the heat for 10-12 minutes, turning occasionally, or until crisp-tender. Spread with rosemary butter; serve immediately. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One serving (3 zucchini slices with 4 teaspoons rosemary butter) equals 101 calories, 9 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 23 mg cholesterol, 94 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fat, 1 vegetable.