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Under 30 Minutes

Under 30 Minutes

Spiced Zucchini

  • prep: 15 mins
    total time: 15 mins
  • servings: 4


  • 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. Step 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. Step 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.

Everyday Food, May 2006