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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Instructions Checklist
  • 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

101.4 calories; protein 6.6g 13% DV; carbohydrates 7.5g 2% DV; exchange other carbs 0.5; dietary fiber 2g 8% DV; sugars 5.1g; fat 5.8g 9% DV; saturated fat 2.3g 11% DV; cholesterol 7.2mg 2% DV; vitamin a iu 540.9IU 11% DV; vitamin c 40.6mg 68% DV; folate 55.3mcg 14% DV; calcium 162.3mg 16% DV; iron 0.9mg 5% DV; magnesium 46.2mg 17% DV; potassium 603.6mg 17% DV; sodium 333.1mg 13% DV; thiamin 0.1mg 11% DV.