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Spiced Zucchini


Cumin seeds dot this quick stir-fry side dish.

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Source: Everyday Food, May 2006


  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon whole cumin seeds
  • 1 1/2 pounds (about 3 medium) zucchini, cut into 1/2-inch-thick rounds
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper


  1. In a 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high. Add cumin seeds; cook, stirring constantly, until fragrant and sizzling, about 30 seconds.

  2. Add zucchini; reduce heat to medium. Cook, stirring occasionally, until lightly browned and tender, 6 to 7 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Serve.

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