Simple Zucchini Side Dish

Carol Perricone


I had some fresh zucchini given to me by my neighbor. So I decided to slice them thin and saute them with a few other ingredients. The results were delicious.

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20 Min
20 Min


2 oz
grated parmesan cheese
3 oz
cream cheese
1 tsp
dried basil - may use fresh basil to taste
2 tsp
garlic and herb seasoning
6 slice
bacon, cooked and crumbled
1 Tbsp
olive oil
3 medium
zucchini, sliced thin
1 can(s)
15oz cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
2 oz
feta cheese, crumbled

How to Make Simple Zucchini Side Dish


  • 1Place parmesan cheese, and cream cheese in a small microwavable bowl. Microwave on high for 15-20 seconds until soft. Mix in basil and garlic and herb seasoning until well blended.
  • 2In a large saute pan, cook bacon until crisp. Cool and crumble. Set aside.
    Meanwhile, cut zucchini into thin slices.
  • 3In same saute pan, add cream cheese mixture, olive oil, cannellini beans and bacon. Saute lightly until everything is creamy and mixed well. Add zucchini to pan and press down slightly. Cover pan, cook on low heat until zucchini softens, about 5-7 minutes, stirring once.
  • 4When zucchini is cooked, top with feta cheese, and serve.

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About Simple Zucchini Side Dish

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Gluten-Free, Low Carb
Other Tag: Quick & Easy