Shaved Zucchini Recipe



Shaved Zucchini Recipe


  • 4 medium zucchini
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • to taste salt & pepper
  • ¼ tsp red pepper flakes
  • ¼ cup parmesan cheese


  1. Rinse the zucchini well and cut off the ends. Lay the zucchini down on the cutting board and use a vegetable peeler to shave it into ribbons. Once you’ve shaved down to the center of the zucchini, roll it ¼ the way around and start shaving again. Repeat this until you can shave no more.
  2. Heat 1 Tbsp olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Once it is hot, add the zucchini ribbons. Saute, stirring carefully, until the zucchini has softened and turned bright green (about 7-10 minutes). Season with salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes to taste.
  3. Use tongs to remove the zucchini ribbons from the skillet (there will be quite a bit of moisture in the bottom of the skillet) and place into serving bowls. Sprinkle with about 1 Tbsp of parmesan cheese per serving just before eating.

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