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Sauteed Zucchini

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: sauteed green squash, Sauteed Zucchini
Servings: 4 people
Cost: $5.00


  • 2 zucchini cleaned and chopped into 3/8" to 1/4" rounds
  • 1/2 yellow onion, quartered and sliced
  • 2 tbsp Vegetable oil
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Rinse and dry zucchini. Chop into 3/8" to 1/4" rounds.
  • Place zucchini rounds into a microwave-safe bowl and cook on high for 1 1/2 - 2 minutes.
  • Quarter and slice the yellow onion.
  • In a medium-sized saute skillet heat two tablespoons of vegetable oil.
  • Add your chopped and sliced yellow onion, stirring to coat with vegetable oil. Lightly season with salt and pepper. Continue sauteing until onions are translucent.
  • Add-in the zucchini, stir to combine and coat with vegetable oil. Lightly salt and pepper,
  • Since the zucchini was pre-cooked in the microwave they will be ready within a few minutes.
  • Once cooked, remove to a serving bowl and enjoy.
  • This is a great basic recipe and can easily be doubled to serve more people. You can lightly sprinkle with parsley flakes, Italian seasoning, sweet paprika, grated parmesan cheese, or other seasonings if you prefer.