Stir-Fried Zucchini - 2 Guiding Stars
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When everyone and their brother is trying to unload a garden’s worth of zucchini on your doorstep when you’re not home, try this recipe. That mountain of zucchini won’t seem so daunting then. If only they’d leave the onions and the ginger too…

Tip: If you like a little heat, try adding a few red pepper flakes or a little chili paste with the sesame seeds at the end.


  • 1 Tbsp. canola oil
  • 1 lb. zucchini, sliced
  • 1 onion, cut into wedges
  • ½ tsp. grated ginger
  • 1 Tbsp. sesame seeds
  • 1 Tbsp. low sodium soy sauce
  • 1½ tsp. dark-roasted sesame oil


  1. Heat the canola oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add the zucchini, onion, and ginger. Stir-fry until zucchini is tender (5-8 minutes).
  3. Sprinkle with sesame seeds, soy sauce, and sesame oil. Toss to blend.
Nutritional analysis per serving: Calories 95; Total Fat 6.5g (9% Daily Value); Saturated Fat 1g (5% DV); Trans Fat 0g; Cholesterol 0mg (0% DV); Sodium 155mg (7% DV); Total Carbohydrate 8g (3% DV); Dietary Fiber 2g (7% DV); Total Sugars 4g; Includes 0g Added Sugars (0% DV); Protein 3g; Vitamin D 0% DV; Calcium 4% DV; Iron 6% DV; Potassium 8% DV; Molybdenum 35% DV; Vitamin C 25% DV; Copper 20% DV.
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