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Debbie's Zucchini Santa Fe Recipe

Description: We love this recipe. Its a family favorite.

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

Contributed by: Debbie Matthews in Rochester, NY.

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 chilies, drained

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt (optional)

  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder

  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese

How to Make Zucchini Sant Fe:

  • Sautee zucchini and onions in a oil  for 3 to five minutes in a non-stick skillet until crisp tender.  

  • Add chilies, tomato, salt, pepper and garlic powder.

  • Cook an additional 3-4 minutes, stirring occasionally

  • Pour into a serving bowl.

  • Sprinkle cheddar cheese on top and serve.

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

More Information:

How to grow Zucchini

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