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Microwaved Italian Style Zucchini

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Ingredients
  Zucchini 4 Large
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Parsley 2 Teaspoon, chopped
  Dried basil leaves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Oregano leaves 1⁄2 Teaspoon, dried
Directions

1 Wash zucchini but do not peel. Cut zucchini into 1/4-inch slices.
2. Place zucchini and water in a deep 1 1/2-quart non-metallic casserole and heat, covered, in Microwave Oven 8 to 10 (10 to 13) minutes or until zucchini is crisp-tender.
3. Drain water, add butter and olive oil to zucchini.
4. Heat, uncovered, in Microwave Oven 2 (2 1/2) minutes.
5. Add remaining ingredients and toss lightly. Return to Microwave Oven and heat, uncovered, an additional 2 to 3 (2 1/2 to 4) minutes or until desired degree of doneness is reached.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Method: 
Microwaving
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 618 Calories from Fat 493

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 56 g86.1%

Saturated Fat 19.9 g99.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 64.5 mg21.5%

Sodium 2998.1 mg124.9%

Total Carbohydrates 29 g9.7%

Dietary Fiber 10.2 g40.7%

Sugars 14 g

Protein 11 g21.3%

Vitamin A 69.3% Vitamin C 251.8%

Calcium 19.7% Iron 26%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Microwaved Italian Style Zucchini Recipe