Zucchini Mash

Course : Vegetables
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Serves: 4 to 6 serving
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This is wonderful used instead of potatoes. It adds a high fiber, low calorie vegetable to your daily diet!
 

Ingredients:

1 medium green bell pepper, finely chopped (1 cup)
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
1 clove garlic , finely chopped
6 medium zucchini (1-3/4 lb), halved lengthwise, then thinly sliced crosswise
1/2 cup water
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/3 cup chopped scallion greens
 

Preparation / Directions:

Cook bell pepper in oil and 1 tablespoon butter in a wide 4-quart heavy pot over moderately low heat, stirring occasionally, until softened, 4 to 6 minutes. Add garlic and cook, stirring, 1 minute. Add zucchini, water, salt, and pepper and bring to a boil over moderately high heat, then cook at a brisk simmer, covered, 6 minutes. Remove lid and simmer until most of liquid is evaporated and zucchini is soft, about 6 minutes.

Coarsely mash zucchini with a potato masher and add scallion greens and remaining tablespoon butter, stirring, until butter is incorporated.


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