Roasted Zucchini


If you're lucky enough to have a garden that grows fresh zucchini (or just a great farmer's market nearby), you've probably found yourself with piles of this squash in peak summertime. After you try this super simple roasted zucchini recipe, you'll ever wonder what to do with it again. Why? Because with just two ingredients and 15 minutes, you can make a healthy, seasonal side dish that tastes delicious. To add some extra flavor, feel free to shower it with fresh herbs, parmesan cheese, or toasted bread crumbs.

Hands On Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
4 serves


  • 1 pound zucchini, cut into ½-inch pieces

  • 2 to 3 tablespoons olive oil

  • Kosher salt and pepper


  1. Heat oven to 425°F. Toss the zucchini, oil, and ½ teaspoon each salt and pepper on a rimmed baking sheet. Roast until tender, 8 to 10 minutes.

    How to Roast Zucchini
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Nutrition Facts (per serving)

78 Calories
7g Fat
4g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Calories 78
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Sodium 251mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 1%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 1g
Calcium 17mg 1%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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