Basil zucchini

Contributed by Preston Maring, MD

Basil zucchini
This is the time of year when you may be planting those innocuous little zucchini plants that take up a very small space. In a few months, you may have a zucchini overload. It's good to practice with many different recipes to get ready. This recipe is in the category of light, easy, fast, tasty and very healthy.


  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 medium or three small zucchinis, thinly sliced
  • 3 Tbsps chopped fresh basil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • Salt and pepper


Heat the oil in a medium non-stick skillet. Stir fry the zucchini until it is just tender. Add the basil and garlic near the end of the cooking time. Salt and pepper to taste.

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