Zucchini can be great!

th3Our vegetable of the week is zucchini.Now before you say you do not like it take a minute to read how truly great it is for you and your health.The health benefits make it worth a second look.One cup of zucchini has 36 calories and 10% of the RDA of dietary fiber, which aids in digestion, prevents constipation, maintains low blood sugar and curbs overeating.It can help lower your cholesterol as well as help in preventing cancer.Zucchini can also help lower blood pressure and has anti-inflammatory agents.And now for the great and tasty recipe it is a different take on Chicken or Eggplant Parmesan.



4 c. thinly sliced zucchini
1 tbsp. water
1 tsp. salt
3 tbsp. grated parmesan cheese
1 sm. onion, chopped
2 tbsp. margarine
Freshly ground pepper
Put all ingredients except cheese in skillet. Cover and cook 1 minute. Uncover and continue cooking and turning with wide spatula until just tender. About 5 minutes. Sprinkle with cheese. Toss. Serves 6 to 8.


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