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Zucchini Sautéed with Fresh Mint

Yield 4 to 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds small zucchini
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh Italian parsley
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh mint leaves
  • 1 tablespoon shredded fresh basil leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

How to Make It

  1. Cut zucchini lengthwise in half, and cut into 1/4-inch-thick wedges about 1 1/2 inches long.

  2. Sauté garlic in hot oil in a skillet over medium-high heat until lightly browned; stir in parsley, and cook about 30 seconds. Add zucchini, cook, stirring occasionally, 8 to 10 minutes or until tender.

  3. Stir in 1 teaspoon chopped mint leaves and remaining ingredients; cook 30 seconds or until thoroughly heated. Remove from heat, and serve immediately.