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Zucchini Rice


1 green zucchini
1 yellow squash
1 teaspoon sea salt
1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
1 small onion, finely chopped
1 garlic clove, finely chopped
1 tablespoon parmesan cheese, grated (optional)
Sea salt & freshly ground black pepper


• Trim ends of zucchini & squash & grate on a box grater, using side with large holes
• Place grated zucchini in a kitchen towel & squeeze to release liquid
• In a bowl toss the zucchini with 1 teaspoon salt & transfer to a strainer for 15 minutes,pressing occasionally to release more liquid
• Heat olive oil over medium heat in a pan, add onion & sauté until translucent
• Add the garlic & cook until fragrant, 1 to 2 minutes
• Add the grated zucchini, stir to combine & cook for a few minutes
• Add 1 tablespoon parmesan cheese (if using).
• Finish with fresh ground black pepper if desired


Recipe created with love by Nancy Ferraris, Holistic Chef