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Sweetened Emerald Zucchini

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Ingredients
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Water 2 Tablespoon
  Zucchini 1 Pound, ends trimmed, quartered lengthwise, and cut into 1-inch lengths
  Fresh mint leaves 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped
Directions

MAKING
1. In a medium-size saucepan, add sugar and 2 tablespoons water.
2. Bring the mixture to a boil.
3. Boil until the sugar is completely dissolved.
4. Reduce the heat to low.
5. Stir in zucchini to coat with syrup.
6. Cook covered for about 8 minutes until zucchini is tender but not mushy; stir once or twice.
7. Strain zucchini and save the juices.

FINALISING
8. In a large mixing bowl, gently toss zucchini with mint and 1 cup of the reserved juices.

SERVING
9. On a small oval or round plate, serve at room temperature.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Channel: 
American
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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