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Zucchini with Lemon Cilantro Sauce
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Steamed zucchini is given a spark with a piquant sauce.

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 3 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Makes 4 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 25.9
Total Carbs 5.7 g
Dietary Fiber 1.7 g
Sugars 2.7 g
Total Fat 0.3 g
Saturated Fat 0.1 g
Unsaturated Fat 0.1 g
Potassium 398.9 mg
Protein 1.8 g
Sodium 89.6 mg
Dietary Exchanges
, 1 Vegetables
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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5 each  small zucchini
2 tbsp  fresh lemon juice
0 1/4 tsp  tabasco sauce
2 tbsp  fresh cilantro
0.125 tsp  salt
0.125 tsp  black pepper
  1. Remove the ends of the zucchini and cut them lengthwise into halves. Slice each half lengthwise into 4 to 6 wedges. Cut the wedges crosswise into 3-inch-long pieces.
  2. In a large, covered pot on high heat, bring a couple of inches of water to a boil. Fill a steamer basket or colander with the zucchini and lower it into the pot. Cover the pot and steam the zucchini for about 3 minutes, until crisp-tender.
  3. Meanwhile, in a serving bowl, whisk together the lemon juice, Tabasco, cilantro, salt, and pepper. Toss the steamed zucchini in the sauce. Serve hot or at room temperature.

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