Zucchini Parmesan with Tomato Sauce

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Zucchini Parmesan with Tomato Sauce
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
40mins
Category:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on May 26, 2023

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 cups canned diced tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 medium zucchini, sliced into rounds
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

Directions

  1. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the garlic and onion and cook until softened, about 5 minutes.
  2. Stir in the tomatoes, sugar, oregano, salt and pepper. Simmer for 10 minutes.
  3. Add the zucchini to the sauce and simmer for another 10 minutes.
  4. Sprinkle the Parmesan cheese over the zucchini and cook until the cheese is melted and the zucchini is tender, about 5 minutes.
  5. Garnish with the fresh parsley and serve.

Interesting Facts

  • Zucchini is a type of summer squash, native to the Americas and is a member of the cucurbit family.
  • Parmesan cheese is a type of hard Italian cheese that has been aged for at least 12 months.
  • Tomatoes are a rich source of Vitamin C and lycopene, an antioxidant that may help protect against certain types of cancer.