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Zucchini alla Romana

Carolyn Haas


Small zucchini or summer squash work best for this recipe. This makes a nice side with grilled meats or...?


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10 Min
5 Min
Stove Top


  • 2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp
    olive oil
  • 4 c
    sliced zucchini
  • 1 tsp
    dried basil or 1 tablespoon fresh
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt, or to taste
  • dash(es)
    pepper, or to taste
  • 2 Tbsp
    shredded parmesan or romano cheese
  • 6-8
    cherry tomatoes, halved (optional)

How to Make Zucchini alla Romana


  1. In a large skillet, heat oil and add garlic until just starting to "speak" - about 1 minute.
  2. Add zucchini, salt and pepper. Cook uncovered over medium heat for about 5 minutes, until zucchini is crisp-tender, stir occasionally.
  3. To serve, sprinkle with cheese and torn fresh basil.
    Optional - toss and serve with halved cherry tomatoes.

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About Zucchini alla Romana

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Italian

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