Cabbage with Zucchini and Sesame Seeds

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The flavors of the soy sauce, chile paste, and sesame seeds make this a good side for an Asian-inspired meal.
4 servings (serving size: 1 cup)


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1 tablespoon sesame seeds
1 teaspoon olive oil
3 cups finely chopped zucchini
6 cups thinly sliced Savoy cabbage (about 1 1/2 pounds)
1/4 cup rice vinegar
1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce
1 teaspoon chile paste with garlic
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint (optional)


Toast sesame seeds in a large skillet over medium heat 3 minutes or until lightly browned, shaking the pan frequently. Remove from pan.

Heat oil in pan over medium-high heat. Add zucchini; cook 3 minutes or until tender, stirring frequently. Add cabbage and next 4 ingredients (cabbage through pepper). Cover, reduce heat to medium, and cook 6 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; stir in sesame seeds and mint, if desired. Serve immediately.

Created date

October 2003

Nutritional Information

Calories 75
Caloriesfromfat 30 %
Fat 2.5 g
Satfat 0.4 g
Monofat 1.3 g
Polyfat 0.7 g
Protein 4.4 g
Carbohydrate 10.9 g
Fiber 1.4 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 1.5 mg
Sodium 535 mg
Calcium 76 mg