Add zucchini to any casserole or lasagna. It's an easy way to pump up the veggies!
How to Select
Look for zucchini with a slightly prickly, but shiny skin. The skin should be firm and free of cuts and bruises.
How to Store
Store zucchini in a plastic bag in the refrigerator for 4 to 5 days. Do not wash it until you are ready to use it. Cooked zucchini can be stored in the refrigerator as well, but should be used with in 2 days.
How to Prepare
Rinse in cold water. Trim tops and bottoms. Peel if skin is tough. Eat raw: Add to salads, or have as a snack with dip. Eat cooked: Steam, microwave or boil until tender, bake, roast, stir-fry, or saut. Add to pasta and rice dishes, soups and stews, and casseroles.
Recipes with this vegetable
Bow Tie Pasta with Zucchini Sauce
Grating zucchini for this dish will definitely make kids excited about this dish! It's also a delicious way to use up that end of the summer squash!