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Quick Zucchini Parmesan

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Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 2 large zucchini or yellow squash, cut into 1/4-inch thick slices (4 cups)
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt (optional)
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced basil
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add zucchini; cook and stir 2 minutes. Add garlic, pepper, and salt, if desired; cook 4 to 5 minutes or just until zucchini is tender. Top with basil and cheese.

Yield: 4 servings. Serving size: 3/4 cup.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 50, Carbohydrates: 4 g, Protein: 2 g, Fat: 3 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 2 mg, Sodium: 48 mg, Fiber: 1 g

Exchanges per serving: 1/2 Fat, 1 Vegetable.


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