Recipes and Posts Tagged zucchini

Zucchini & Prosciutto Risotto

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Risotto originated in northern Italy and is now popular throughout Italy. Made using short grain arborio rice and parmesan, it has a creamy texture unlike any other rice recipe without the need for cream or any other sauce. Risotto is rarely offered on the menu of most Italian-American restaurants. Unlike ...

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Pan-Fried Zucchini

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Pan-fried zucchini takes an American favorite and cuts calories by up to 60 percent. This is accomplished by reducing the amount of breading and pan-frying versus deep frying. Americans love affair with zucchini began in the 1980’s with the introduction of deep fried zucchini as an appetizer. Most Americans will ...

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Pasta With Vegetables

20 Minute Pasta With Zucchini

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Overweight Americans are told to reduce or eliminate refined carbohydrates (white flour, rice, and sugar) from their diet. This includes most dry pastas even though billions of people eat pasta made from refined white flour and white rice daily and are not overweight or obese. Pasta eaten alone and raw ...

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Parmesan and Herb Baked Squash

Parmesan And Herb Baked Squash


You can make Parmesan and Herb Baked Squash using tender yellow summer squash or zucchini. Experiment with different herbs and adjusting the amounts to taste. Substitute Romano cheese, or use a combination of Romano and parmesan. The best flavor is achieved by using the best parmesan- parmigiano-geggiano. A little does ...

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Hearty Italian Soup with Orzo

Hearty Italian Soup


Hearty Italian Soup is a tomato based soup providing about 370 calories and 10 grams of fiber per 18 oz. (515 g) serving. Using low sodium canned tomatoes and beans and limiting the amount of added salt makes a soup with about 440 mg of sodium per serving. That’s a ...

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Homemade Zucchini Frittata

Zucchini Frittata


Italian frittatas are a cross between an omelet and quiche cooked in a skillet. Slow cooking is needed to remove most of the water in the zucchini and avoid a soggy frittata. Frittatas can be eaten hot or cold.

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