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simple zucchini side dish

Recipe by
Carol Perricone
Massapequa Park, NY

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.

yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Saute

Ingredients For simple zucchini side dish

  • 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 md
    zucchini, sliced thin
  • 1 can
    15oz cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 oz
    feta cheese, crumbled

How To Make simple zucchini side dish

  • 1
    Place 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.
  • 2
    In a large saute pan, cook bacon until crisp. Cool and crumble. Set aside. Meanwhile, cut zucchini into thin slices.
  • 3
    In 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.
  • 4
    When zucchini is cooked, top with feta cheese, and serve.