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Ingredients
  • 1½ pounds organic zucchini, sliced into ¼-inch-thick disks
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • ⅓ cup fresh lemon juice
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • ¼ cup fresh mint, chopped

Zucchini with Lemon and Mint

Staff | Delicious Living
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 15 mins
  • Serves: 6 people
  • Calories per serving: 57

Light and tangy, this meza recipe is extremely easy to make and bursts with the flavor of its fresh ingredients.

Hydration factor: Zucchini provides fiber and vitamin C, but it is mostly water, the combination of which not only hydrates you, but also helps you feel full for longer.

Directions
  1. In a medium skillet over medium-high heat, sauté zucchini in olive oil until golden. Place on paper towel to drain oil.
  2. While zucchini is still hot, transfer it to a bowl and add lemon, salt and sugar; toss. (Do not allow mixture to sit for more than 10 – 15 minutes.) Chop fresh mint while zucchini cools to preserve the mint's aromatic freshness. Toss mint with zucchini, drain and serve.

Serves 6. Vegan, Gluten free, Dairy free

PER SERVING (¼ cup): 57 cal, 5g fat (3g mono, 1g poly, 1g sat), 0mg chol, 103mg sodium,
4g carb (1g fiber, 3g sugars), 1g protein

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