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Cheesy Zucchini Saute Recipe

Cheesy Zucchini Saute Recipe

Although I no longer have a garden of my own, friend and neighbors keep me amply supplied with squash. As a thank-you, I tell them how to make this refreshing zucchini saute. It's quick, easy and oh, so tasty!
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 3 cups coarsely shredded zucchini
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh basil or 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup diced fresh tomato
  • 2 tablespoons sliced ripe olives

Directions

  • 1. In a large skillet, saute onion in butter until crisp-tender. Stir in the zucchini, basil, salt and garlic powder. Cook and stir for 4-5 minutes or until zucchini is crisp-tender. Sprinkle with the cheese, tomato and olives.
  • 2. Cover and cook for 4-5 minutes or until cheese is melted. Serve immediately. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 157 calories, 13 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 40 mg cholesterol, 416 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein.