By Fitness and Freebies
Here's a tasty vegetable side dish that will help you use up all that summer zucchini.
Here's a tasty side dish that will help you use up all that summer zucchini.
3 cups julienned zucchini strips
1 tablespoon olive oil, divided br> 2 cloves garlic, minced
4-5 tablespoons chopped toasted pecans
Salt and black pepper to taste
1/4 teaspoon cayenne (or to taste)
Heat a 1/2 teaspoons olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Saute garlic and zucchini until crisp-tender, about 5 minutes. Add remaining oil, pecans, salt, pepper and cayenne and toss to mix.
Notes: Use more cayenne or even crushed red pepper if you like things hot or leave the hot stuff out entirely if you don't like things spicy. You could also substitute walnuts, Pine nuts or even toasted macadamia nuts for the pecans.
Recipe makes 4 servings Pecan Zucchini.
See also: Berries and Roasted Pecans
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