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Mary's Zucchini with Parmesan

This is how our Test Kitchen Manager's mom prepares her just-picked zucchini. Simple and delicious, the almost caramelized zucchini are topped with a Parmesan crust. Serve Mary's zucchini like a wedge of pizza, straight from the pan, with the cheese-side up.
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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 35 min
  • Prep: 35 min
  • Yield: 4 servings, 3/4 cup each
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2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil

2 pounds zucchini (about 4 medium), sliced 1/4 inch thick

1/8 teaspoon salt

Freshly ground pepper to taste

1/2 cup finely shredded Parmesan cheese (1 ounce)


  1. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add zucchini and cook, stirring every 2 to 3 minutes, until tender and most of the slices are golden brown, about 25 minutes. Reduce heat to medium-low, sprinkle with salt and pepper; stir to combine. Sprinkle with cheese, cover and cook until the cheese is melted, 1 to 2 minutes more. Serve warm.;