This is how our Test Kitchen Manager's mom prepares her just-picked zucchini. Simple and delicious, the almost caramelized zucchini are topped with a Parmesan crust. Serve Mary's zucchini like a wedge of pizza, straight from the pan, with the cheese-side up.

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  • Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add zucchini and cook, stirring every 2 to 3 minutes, until tender and most of the slices are golden brown, 20 to 25 minutes. Reduce heat to medium-low, sprinkle with salt and pepper; stir to combine. Sprinkle with cheese, cover and cook until the cheese is melted, 1 to 2 minutes more. Serve warm.


Nutrition Facts

101 calories; 5.8 g total fat; 2.3 g saturated fat; 7 mg cholesterol; 333 mg sodium. 604 mg potassium; 7.5 g carbohydrates; 2 g fiber; 5 g sugar; 6.6 g protein; 541 IU vitamin a iu; 41 mg vitamin c; 55 mcg folate; 162 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 46 mg magnesium;