Cheddar Zucchini Saute Recipe
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Cheddar Zucchini Saute Recipe

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“I got this recipe from my sister-in-law and we just love it," says Greta Igl in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin. "It tastes wonderful, comes together in minutes and is a great way to use up all our garden zucchini.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:2 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 1-1/2 cups chopped zucchini
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh basil or 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/3 cup chopped tomato
  • 1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup (prepared with reduced-fat butter and reduced-fat cheese) equals 75 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 13 mg cholesterol, 141 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 7 g protein.


  1. In a small skillet, saute the zucchini, onion, basil and garlic powder in butter for 4-6 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender, stirring occasionally. Stir in tomato and cheese. Cook over medium heat for 1-2 minutes or until cheese is melted. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Cheddar Zucchini Saute in Cooking for 2 Winter 2007, p57

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Reviewed Aug. 5, 2012

"Easy and tasty! I added 1/8 c frozen corn and it made it a great vegetable dish."

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