Zucchini Ribbons with Herbed Butter

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Total: 20 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook: 5 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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2 zucchini

2 tablespoons butter

2 tablespoons olive oil

1 shallot, minced

1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil

1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley 

Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper


Special equipment:
mandoline slicer
  1. Slice the zucchini into long ribbons 1/16-inch thick using a mandoline slicer. 
  2. Add the butter and oil to a large saute pan over medium-high heat. Add the shallots then the zucchini in two batches and toss through the hot butter and oil, using tongs, until soft, a good 4 to 5 minutes. Add the basil, parsley and lemon zest at the very end. Season the zucchini with salt and pepper and stir. Transfer to a serving bowl.
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