How to Make Debbie's Zucchini Santa Fe Recipe

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Debbie's Zucchini Santa Fe Recipe Description

Everyone in my family loves this Zucchini Santa Fe recipe. It’s a family favorite.

In the summer months, we make it about once a week. It goes well with all kinds of grilled meals or Mexican dishes. There are no hot spices or hot peppers in it. Even the kids like it.

Contributed by: Debbie Matthews in Rochester, NY.

Today’s Quote: “You don’t do things right once in a while. You do things right all the time.” – – Vince Lombardi

Zucchini Santa Fe Ingredients

3 cups sliced zucchini. You can also use summer squash.

1/2 cup chopped onions

1 tablespoon vegetable oil

1 four ounce can of chilies, drained

1/2 teaspoon salt (optional)

1/4 teaspoon black pepper

1/4 teaspoon garlic powder

1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Directions How to Make Zucchini Santa Fe

  1. First, sauté the zucchini and onions in oil for three to five minutes in a non-stick skillet. Sauté it until it is crisp and tender.  

  2. Next, add chilies, tomato, salt, pepper, and garlic powder.

  3. Then, cook an additional 3 – 4 minutes, stirring occasionally

  4. Pour into a serving bowl.

  5. Sprinkle cheddar cheese on top and serve.

Recipe Suggestion: Try adding one or two banana peppers. They have a mild flavor. Wash and slice peppers. Add in the first step above.

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