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Cheddar Zucchini Slices

 Cheddar Zucchini Slices
The microwave makes this colorful and tasty side dish fast and simple to prepare. It's easy to adjust the quantity to serve any number of people. -Mrs. Bobby Tucker, Bethalto, Illinois
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 10 min.


  • 2 small zucchini, halved lengthwise and sliced (about 2 cups)
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 1/3 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/3 cup sour cream


  • Place zucchini and water in a microwave-safe dish. Microwave,
  • uncovered, on high for 2-3 minutes or until crisp-tender. Add the
  • salt, pepper and cheese. Cook 30-60 seconds longer or until cheese
  • is melted. Dollop with sour cream. Yield: 2 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 163 calories, 12 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 47 mg cholesterol, 432 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 7 g protein.