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Zucchini Chile-Cheddar Mash

Zucchini Chile-Cheddar Mash

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This recipe for mashed zucchini with chiles and Cheddar embraces zucchini’s tendency to become very soft when cooked.

Prep: 25 | Total Time: 25
  • 1 tablespoon
    canola oil
  • 1 1/4 pounds
    zucchini, halved lengthwise and sliced, (2-3 medium)
  • 1 medium
    onion, chopped
  • 1 4-ounce can
    green chiles, diced, drained
  • 1/4 teaspoon
  • 1/2 cup
    extra-sharp Cheddar cheese, grated
  1. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add zucchini and onion; stir to coat. Cover and cook, stirring occasionally, until very soft and lightly browned, 12 to 15 minutes. Stir in chiles and salt; cook until heated through, 1 minute more.
  2. Transfer to a medium bowl. Mash with a potato masher until chunky, not completely smooth. Stir in cheese and serve immediately.


Nutritional Information

Makes: 4 servings
Serving Size: about 2/3 cup each
  • Calories126
  • Fat9 g
    • Saturated fat3 g
  • Cholesterol15 mg
  • Carbohydrates8 g
    • Dietary fiber2 g
  • Protein6 g
  • Sodium307 mg
* Nutritional Guidelines based on the USDA's MyPlate Standards.
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