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Zucchini Rice

Zucchini Rice

Course Sides
Servings 1 person


  • 1 green zucchini
  • 1 yellow squash
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 small onion finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp 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