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Recipe || Pan Seared Zucchini

by Kortney Campbell on January 22, 2013

pansearedzuchini Searing is usually something that I associate with meat, but long gone are the days where I would pan sear a steak or roast. However, I used a similar searing technique with zucchini and it almost made it “meaty”… Is that weird?

Anyways, This recipe can be thrown together in a matter or minutes and it’s great with pasta or potatoes. Since it has only 3 ingredients (not including salt & pepper), it’s super cheap to make too!

raw zuchini You will need:

  • Zucchini
  • Earth balance or oil
  • Garlic
  • Salt & pepper

zuchinicooking What You Do:

  1. Turn your skillet up to medium heat and melt earth balance.
  2. Mince a garlic clove or two and sauté them.
  3. While the garlic is sautéing, slice zucchini lengthwise and add some salt & pepper.
  4. Place zucchini face down in the pan for a few minutes until you see it a bit blackened and crisp.
  5. Flip and do the same on the other side!
  6. Once it is seared on both sides, put a lid on the pan and lower temperature. Allow it to steam for a few more minutes until the zucchini is easily pierced with a fork.
  7. Enjoy!

What are some of your favorite healthy, fancy, fast, delicious and cheap recipes?

Xo- Katie

About Kortney Campbell

I'm Kortney; a wife, natural mama and vegan in love with life, food and all things vintage! I've been vegan since December 2007, but have loved to cook & create pretty things since before I can remember. I started Vegan Housewives because I don't think you have to give up the joys of food when going vegan! I have a fondness for re-creating non-vegan recipes (especially my grandma's), making a healthier & animal friendly version so be sure to send me your favorite concoctions by clicking our "share a recipe" button - I would LOVE to veg-i-fy them!

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