Sautéed zucchini with walnuts is an easy, healthy way to add a bit of color and flavor to your French menu. For the best flavor, look for shiny, unblemished zucchini that measure no more than 1 1/4-inch in diameter.
Prep Time: 3 minutes
Cook Time: 7 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 2 medium zucchini, cut crosswise into 1/4-inch slices
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
- 3 tablespoons crumbled Roquefort cheese
- 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
Melt the butter and oil in a large skillet set over medium-high heat. Sauté the sliced zucchini in the hot butter and oil for about 5-7 minutes, until it is crisp-tender with a few caramelized, golden brown spots. Remove from the heat and toss with salt and pepper. Transfer the seasoned zucchini to a serving dish and gently toss it with the Roquefort cheese. Sprinkle the dish with the chopped walnuts and serve hot or warm.
This sautéed zucchini with walnuts recipe makes 4 side dish-sized or 6 garnish-sized servings.