Zucchini Mushroom Stir Fry

I love stir fry vegetables. This recipe is very simple and easy to make and reminds me of a cool summer evening when the Zucchini has been freshly picked out of the garden, cleaned and sliced. I make this often because it is fast, simple, easy, and delicious. Sometimes I just eat a bowl of it without any pasta or rice and it is very filling for me. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do.

Zucchini Mushroom Stir Fry
Created recipe on 02/04/2010

2 medium sized zucchini sliced diagonally about 1/8” to ¼” thick
1 pint button mushrooms cleaned and sliced (refer to Cooking Tip #4 for a how to on cleaning mushrooms)
2 garlic cloves chopped fine
1 medium onion sliced in half moon slices
2 teaspoons fresh thyme chopped
2 teaspoons fresh parsley chopped
3 tablespoons olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste

Preheat olive oil in a stir fry pan until medium hot not smoking. This stir fry is fast so make sure all the vegetables are cut and ready to add. Add onions and saute for about 2 minutes. Add the mushrooms and saute for an additional two minutes. Add the garlic and zucchini and saute for an additional five minutes or until the zucchini is cooked but still crisp to taste. Remove from heat and add thyme, salt and pepper and serve with rice or pasta. Feeds 4 people. Healthy Eating!

Zucchini Mushroom Stir Fry

Nutritional Notes

  • Zucchini helps to cure asthma as it contains Vitamin C, which is a powerful antioxidant, and has anti-inflammatory properties.
  • Zucchini helps to prevent diseases, like scurvy, bruising etc, caused by the deficiency of Vitamin C.
  • Eating zucchini also helps to support the arrangement of capillaries
  • Zucchini also prevents the risk of having multiple sclerosis (MS).
  • Zucchinis have high water content (over 95%), so they make perfect food for people on diet.
  • Zucchini contains useful amounts of foliate, potassium, and vitamin A– necessities for a human body.



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