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Zucchini
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Zucchini

Summer is the perfect time to savor just-harvested zucchini. It’s peak season is June through late August, but you may see zucchini in markets in some regions year-round. With its slightly curved cylinder-like shape, this green summer squash is perfect for blending with other ingredients or in simple preparations highlighting the taste of fresh herbs. Because zucchini has a high water content, it doesn’t require much cooking; raw, it adds nice texture to a salad of greens or a crudités plate. Like its yellow summer squash counterpart, zucchini is also a good source of vitamins A and C, and fiber.

Recipes: 
Persian Rice-Stuffed Zucchini with Pistachios and Dill 
Zucchini Angel Hair Pancake 
Grilled Zucchini with Sea Salt
Stuffed Zucchini with Cheesy Breadcrumbs
Zucchini Eggplant Lasagna

See More: Use Your Zucchini

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