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Creamy Zucchini

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Makes

6 servings

Here's a different treatment for zucchini that's a favorite in our home. Even though the creamy Parmesan sauce is homemade, the recipe's cooking time is short. —Marguerite Shaeffer, Sewell, New Jersey

Ingredients

  • 4 medium zucchini, julienned
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 6 ounces cream cheese, cubed
  • 1 cup half-and-half cream
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • Dash ground nutmeg
  • Shredded Swiss cheese

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, saute zucchini in oil for 3-5 minutes or until tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Drain; remove zucchini mixture with a slotted spoon and keep warm.
  2. In the same skillet, combine cream cheese and cream; cook and stir over low heat until smooth. Stir in the Parmesan cheese.
  3. Return zucchini mixture to the pan. Cook and stir 1-2 minutes longer or until heated through. Sprinkle with the salt, pepper, nutmeg and Swiss cheese.

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