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Parmesan Zucchini Spears

 Parmesan Zucchini Spears
This fast-and-fresh side dish is courtesy of Judy Harris of Brainerd, Minnesota.
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 3 small zucchini (1 pound)
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

  • Cut zucchini lengthwise into quarters, then cut in half widthwise. In
  • a large nonstick skillet, cook and stir zucchini in oil over medium
  • heat for 4 minutes. Sprinkle with lemon peel, salt and pepper. Cook
  • and stir 4-5 minutes longer or until zucchini is crisp-tender.
  • Remove from the heat; sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Serve
  • immediately. Yield: 2 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving equals 64 calories, 3 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 2 mg cholesterol, 201 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 4 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.