Saucy Italian Zucchini

Rosemary Orrichio-Lash


I created this recipe to help my boys eat more vegetables when they were young. They seemed to love anything with tomato sauce so
this recipe was a big success with them!


★★★★★ 3 votes

four to six
15 Min
30 Min


  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 tsp
    minced garlic
  • 16 oz
    can tomato sauce
  • 16 oz
  • 3
    medium zucchini
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp

How to Make Saucy Italian Zucchini


  1. Slice zucchini into 1 inch cubes. (You can peel the skin off before slicing if desired.)
  2. Brown minced garlic in olive oil.
  3. Add the rest of the ingredients and bring to a boil.
  4. Simmer uncovered for 30 minutes or longer until zucchini is tender.

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About Saucy Italian Zucchini

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Regional Style: Italian

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