Under 30 Minutes

Steamed Zucchini With Scallions

Take familiar techniques, like steaming, and apply them in new ways for this delicious side.

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  • Servings: 4

Source: Everyday Food, December 2003


  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 3 medium zucchinis, (about 1 1/2 pounds), cut diagonally into 1/4-inch rounds
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons scallions, thinly sliced


  1. Fill a large skillet with just enough water to cover bottom (about 1/4 cup). Add 1/4 teaspoon salt; bring to a simmer. Add zucchini. Cook, covered, until tender, 3 to 4 minutes. Drain in a colander, and transfer to a medium bowl.
  2. Drizzle zucchini with oil; sprinkle with scallions. Season with salt and pepper; toss to combine.