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Zucchini Ribbons with Lemon & Roasted Garlic

Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 3


  • 2 small to medium zucchini washed
  • 1/2 head roasted garlic*
  • 1 lemon sliced thinly
  • salt pepper
  • parsley optional


  • Cut ends off zucchini and slice lengthwise into thin planks. Discard outer planks if desired. Lay zucchini on foil lined baking sheet and spread with roasted garlic. Season with salt and pepper. Slice lemon rounds in 1/2 and place on top of zucchini
  • Roast zucchini on top rack of 450 degree oven for 8 minutes. Set oven up to broil and cook zucchini 2 more minutes. Cooking time will depend on thickness of slices so adjust accordingly.
  • Serve hot.


*to roast garlic, slice off top of head to expose cloves. Place on a square of foil and drizzle with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Wrap foil around garlic and roast in oven at 400 for 1 hour
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