Zucchini with Lemon and Thyme

Zucchini is a good source of vitamin C and potassium, and can be enjoyed raw or cooked.

Zucchini with Lemon and Thyme

Source: Everyday Food, April 2010


  • 1 1/2 pounds zucchini (about 3 medium)
  • 2 teaspoons plus 2 more teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme, leaves


  1. Cut 1 1/2 pounds (about 3 medium) into large pieces. In a large skillet, heat 2 teaspoons over medium-high. Add half the zucchini and toss to coat in oil. Season with and and cook until golden brown in spots, about 4 minutes. Transfer zucchini to a serving bowl. Repeat with 2 more teaspoons oil and remaining zucchini. Stir batches together and add 1 tablespoon and 1 teaspoon season with salt and pepper.


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