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Asian Inspired Zucchini

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“From Phoenix Home & Garden Magazine”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Use a mandolin to slice zucchini thinly and lengthwise to form a ribbon.
  2. Peel and thinly slice red onion and finely mince garlic.
  3. Heat sesame and olive oils together in a medium skillet over medium high heat. Add onion and sauté until tender.
  4. Add soy sauce, garlic and ginger and sauté briefly.
  5. Adjust heat to medium; add zucchini and continue to sauté for about 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until zucchini is tender. Do not overcook.
  6. Remove from heat, transfer to serving dish, top with sesame seeds and serve.
  7. To modify to italian, use 2 tablespoons olive oil and omit sesame seed oil, ginger and soy sauce. Add 2 to 3 diced plum tomatoes and a pinch of red pepper flakes before tossing in zucchini. Sprinkle with chopped parsley instead of sesame seeds. Season with salt & pepper.

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