A quick roast in the oven brings out the zucchini's delicate, earthy flavor, plus it's an easy hands-off way to cook zucchini for a fast vegetable side.

EatingWell Test Kitchen
Source: EatingWell.com, February 2018


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Place a baking sheet on the middle rack of the oven. Preheat oven to 500 degrees F.

  • Toss zucchini with oil in a large bowl. Spread the zucchini on the preheated baking sheet in a single layer. Roast until beginning to brown, 5 to 7 minutes. Turn the zucchini and continue roasting until just tender, 7 to 9 minutes more.

Nutrition Facts

68.1 calories; protein 2.6g 5% DV; carbohydrates 6.7g 2% DV; exchange other carbs 0.5; dietary fiber 1.9g 8% DV; sugars 4.8g; fat 4.2g 6% DV; saturated fat 0.7g 3% DV; vitamin a iu 430.9IU 9% DV; vitamin c 38.6mg 64% DV; folate 51.7mcg 13% DV; calcium 34.5mg 3% DV; iron 0.8mg 4% DV; magnesium 38.8mg 14% DV; potassium 562.3mg 16% DV; sodium 17.2mg 1% DV; thiamin 0.1mg 10% DV.