Almost Instant Vegetable Side Dish: Sesame Zucchini
Okay, it's not instant, but it is fast to prepare and mostly hands off. The zucchini cooks in the microwave in 3-6 minutes. It's good, simple, and tastes fresh. The sesame seeds add a pleasant crunch. What's not to like?
Microwave Sesame Zucchini -- Serves 2-4
2 medium zucchini, washed, trimmed, and cut in half lengthwise into 2 long slices
1/2 teaspoon of lemon pepper
1 tablespoon of grated Parmesan cheese
2 teaspoons of sesame seeds
Place the zucchini on a microwave-safe plate and sprinkle the slices evenly with the lemon pepper, Parmesan cheese and sesame seeds. Cover the squash loosely with waxed paper and microwave them for 3-6 minutes until crisp tender. Let the squash cool a couple of minutes and serve them hot.