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Sautéed Zucchini

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 10 minutes
Total time: 20 minutes
Number of Servings: 4


  • 2 medium zucchini, cut into 1/4-inch thick rounds or sticks
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 1 clove garlic minced or 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon each salt and pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon oregano (optional)


  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. In a medium skillet, heat oil over medium high heat (350 °F in an electric skillet).
  3. Add garlic and zucchini then sprinkle with salt, pepper and oregano, if desired. Cook, stirring occasionally, until zucchini is soft, about 5 to 7 minutes.
  4. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.


  • Try other seasonings such as thyme or add a sprinkle of parmesan cheese before serving.

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