Easy Steamed Zucchini

Easy Steamed Zucchini

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From: EatingWell.com, February 2018

This foolproof way to cook zucchini is also the easiest and fastest. Just steam it on the stovetop for a few minutes and you have a healthy vegetable side dish to add to dinner. Toss with a little pesto for extra flavor.

Ingredients 4 servings

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  • 2 pounds zucchini (about 4 medium), sliced ¼ inch thick

Preparation

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  1. Bring 1 inch of water to boil in a large saucepan fitted with a steamer basket.
  2. Add zucchini. Cover and steam until very tender, about 5 minutes.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 1 cup
  • Per serving: 37 calories; 1 g fat(0 g sat); 2 g fiber; 7 g carbohydrates; 3 g protein; 52 mcg folate; 0 cholesterol; 5 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 431 IU vitamin A; 39 mg vitamin C; 34 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 17 mg sodium; 562 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (65% daily value)
  • Carbohydrate Servings: ½
  • Exchanges: 1½ vegetable

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