Simple Sliced Zucchini (Courgette)

Ingredients

  • 1 medium zucchini (courgette), sliced
  • 1 tablespoon (15 ml) extra virgin olive oil
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste

Directions

Wash and slice the zucchini/courgette. Melt the coconut oil and toss all the zucchini/courgette slices so well coated. Salt and pepper to taste.

Grill: Preheat the grill to high. Cook the zucchini/courgette either in a veggie tray or over aluminum foil until both sides are browned and zucchini/courgette is softened, about 5-10 minutes or to preference. Keep an eye on the zucchini/courgette as it can easily burn.

Stove Top: Place the cut zucchini/courgette and oil in a skillet over medium-high heat, and cook until the zucchini/courgette is at your preferred texture. 2-3 minutes will result in crunchier slices, 3-4 minutes will make for softer slices.

Oven. Preheat the oven to 350F/ 176C/ Gas Mark 4. Place the seasoned zucchini/courgette slices on a baking sheet covered in parchment paper. Cook 10-15 minutes until soft or to preference.

Pressure Cooker: Place the sliced zucchini/courgette in the bottom of the pressure cooker, along with the minimum liquid required by your model. My pressure cooker uses 1/2 cup (118 ml) water. Lock the lid and cook the zucchini for 1-2 minutes on high. Release the pressure safely before opening the lid. Zucchini/courgette cooked this way will be softer then the grilled/baked versions.

Slow Cooker: Place the sliced zucchini/courgette in the bottom of the slow cooker, with the oil and a few tablespoons of water. Cook on high 2 hours or low for 4. Check to stir the zucchini/courgette and to make sure it is cooked to the texture you prefer. Cooking it for less time will result in a crunchier zucchini/courgette, longer will result in a softer dish.

Season with salt and pepper to preference. Enjoy!

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About This Recipe

Zucchini/ courgette simply grilled with a little salt and pepper. Alternative cooking methods are included just in case- enjoy!

Recipe Macros per Serving

Protein: 1.2 gram(s)

Carbs: 3.1 gram(s)

Fiber: 1 gram(s)

Fat: 7.1 gram(s)

Calories: 76.3

Net Carbs: 2.1 gram(s)