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Parmesan Crusted Zucchini II

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Ingredients

Directions

  1. Pre- heat broiler and adjust the rack so it's 6" away from heat.
  2. Fill a medium pot with water and add a generous amount of salt, bring to boil.
  3. Wash the zucchini and cut into strips about 3" long and 1/2" thick.
  4. Add zucchini to water and cook until barely tender (3-4 minutes).
  5. Drain zucchini and plunge into ice water to stop the cooking, then drain in a colander for about 2-3 minutes.
  6. Spray broiling pan with non-stick spray. Arrange zucchini on broiling pan in rows, close together, skin side down.
  7. Brush zucchini with melted butter and sprinkle parmesan cheese over the zucchini, try to get most of it covered.
  8. Place under broiler and cook until cheese is completely melted and well-browned. Takes about 15 minutes. Enjoy.
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I had these for dinner tonight and they were excellent!! I used both zucchini and yellow squash. A couple of mistakes I made allow the way: 1.) I forgot to pre-heat the broiler so they took around 10 minutes longer; 2.) I did not put the spears close enough together to maximize the parmesan cheese coveraqe.
12 Jun 13 by member: swray417
Thought they were awesome
06 May 09 by member: luvraeluv
Exchange olive oil for the butter. It still has good flavor, and is much healthier. South Beach goes for low-fat cheese, but some of it tastes pretty bland. I think if you change the butter it will be fine. I haven't tried it yet, but I intend to.
17 Jan 08 by member: jaclempner
yum! I might make it with olive oil though! :)
16 Jan 08 by member: Lotus

     
 

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Nutrition summary:

There are 172 calories in 1 serving of Parmesan Crusted Zucchini II.
Calorie break-down: 53% fat, 21% carbs, 26% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories
172
 
% Daily Values*
Total Fat
10.7g
16%
Saturated Fat
6.392g
32%
Trans Fat
-
Polyunsaturated Fat
0.605g
Monounsaturated Fat
2.902g
Cholesterol
30mg
10%
Sodium
420mg
17%
Total Carbohydrate
9.66g
3%
Dietary Fiber
2.9g
11%
Sugars
4.72g
Protein
11.79g
Vitamin D
-
Calcium
860mg
86%
Iron
3.24mg
18%
Potassium
714mg
20%
Vitamin A
2200IU
44%
Vitamin C
133.2mg
222%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
9%
of RDI*
(172 calories)
9% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
 
Carbohydrate (21%)
 
Fat (53%)
 
Protein (26%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories


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