Zucchini & Mint Sauté

ingredients
all
2 tbsp olive oil
2 tbsp almonds
sliced or slivered
4 whole small zucchini
julienned
2 tbsp fresh mint
chopped
salt
freshly ground pepper
2 tbsp freshly grated parmesan
or Ricotta Salata
cookware
  • large skillet
This simple and fast recipe is adaptable to whatever you may have on hand. Orange or lemon zest is a great addition, as is fresh basil or sweet cherry tomatoes.
1
Heat the oil on high in a large skillet.
2
When it is hot, but not smoking, add the almonds to the pan. Cook them, stirring constantly for 2 minutes, until the almonds are fragrant and golden-brown.
3
Add zucchini to the pan and cook gently, stirring constantly, to combine with the almonds and olive oil.
4
Remove from heat and season with salt, pepper, and the fresh mint. Top lightly with a salty, grated cheese.
5
Serve right away.