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Parmesan Zucchini Spears

This fast-and-fresh side dish is courtesy of Judy Harris of Brainerd, Minnesota.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
  • Makes
    2 servings


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


  • 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 zest, 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.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 64 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 201mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 3g fiber), 4g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.
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  • Sprowl
    Jul 9, 2012

    This was very good as is, but if I am using the grill, I brush them with olive oil and sprinkle them with lemon pepper seasoning.They grill up fast and taste wonderful even without the parmesan cheese!

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