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Crisp Zucchini Ribbons

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  White wine vinegar 1 Tablespoon
  Crushed red pepper flakes 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground coriander 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Chopped fresh basil leaves/1/2 teaspoon dried basil leaves, crushed 2 Teaspoon
  Zucchini 3 Small
  Green onion top 2 (For Garnish)
  Julienned carrot 1 Tablespoon (Strips, For Garnish)
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
  Salt To Taste

To make zucchini ribbons, cut tip and stem ends from zucchini.
Using vegetable peeler, begin at stem end and make continuous ribbons down length of each zucchini.
Place steamer basket in large saucepan; add 1 inch of water.
Place zucchini ribbons in steamer basket; cover.
Bring to a boil over high heat.
When pan begins to steam, check zucchini for doneness.
Transfer zucchini to warm serving dish with slotted spatula or tongs.
Combine oil, vinegar, basil, red pepper and coriander in small bowl, whisking until oil is thoroughly blended.
Pour dressing mixture over zucchini ribbons; toss gently to coat.
Season with salt and pepper.
Garnish, if desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 370 Calories from Fat 279

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 32 g48.7%

Saturated Fat 4.4 g22%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 456.5 mg19%

Total Carbohydrates 20 g6.8%

Dietary Fiber 7.9 g31.6%

Sugars 9 g

Protein 7 g14.2%

Vitamin A 99.9% Vitamin C 154.1%

Calcium 11.9% Iron 17.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Crisp Zucchini Ribbons Recipe