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Zucchini Recipe

Sautéed Zucchini with Paprika & Garlic

Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine Spanish
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Resting Time 10 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 79 kcal
Author Albert Bevia @ Spain on a Fork


  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 35 ml
  • 2 zucchini
  • dash black pepper
  • dash garlic powder
  • dash sweet smoked Spanish paprika
  • pinch sea salt
  • dash black pepper


  1. Cut each zucchini (washed & patted dry) into diagonal slices that are 1/4 inch (.635 cm) thick, then place them all in a single layer over a wire rack with paper towels underneath, season with sea salt on both sides and let them rest for 10 minutes

  2. After 10 minutes, pat the slices of zucchini completely dry

  3. Heat a large fry pan with a medium heat and add in a generous 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

  4. Meanwhile, season the slices of zucchini with black pepper, garlic powder and sweet smoked Spanish paprika, just on one side

  5. Add the slices of zucchini seasoned side down into the hot pan with the olive oil, all in a single layer, cook in batches, go for 2 minutes per side, as you finish each batch transfer the slices of zucchini into a wire rack, once again in a single layer

  6. Serve the slices of zucchini warm, at room temperature or even chilled, enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Get the Sweet Smoked Spanish Paprika I used to make this Recipe

Nutrition Facts
Sautéed Zucchini with Paprika & Garlic
Amount Per Serving
Calories 79 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 5g
Sodium 8mg0%
Potassium 256mg7%
Carbohydrates 3g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 196IU4%
Vitamin C 18mg22%
Calcium 16mg2%
Iron 0.4mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.