Thursday, September 01, 2005

Zucchini Pecan Sauté

Zucchini-Pecan Saute

Source: From a friend - original source unknown

3 tablespoons butter (I use less)
1/3 cup chopped pecans (I use less)
1 pound fresh zucchini, sliced
1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese

In a large skillet, melt 1 tablespoon butter over medium heat. Add pecans; cook and stir until lightly browned, about 5 minutes. Remove pecans from skillet. (I usually sauté the zucchini first and then just toss in the pecans since I usually have a bag of roasted pecans in the freezer.)

Add remaining 2 tablespoons butter to the skillet, and melt. Add zucchini, and saute until soft. Toss with pecans and cheese. Serve.

My notes: This is quick and easy and a different take on zucchini. I never measure the ingredients - I just throw it all together until the proportions look right.

I talked about this recipe HERE and HERE.

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