Healthy Food Database
I prefer the name courgette to zucchini, it seems so much more exotic. It is a member of the same family that marrow, squash, choko and pumpkin belong. In my opinion choko and squash are deathly boring and bland, but courgette is quite delicious. It resembles a small cucumber. The most common are dark green but they can also beyellow and pale green. Courgettes flowers can be eaten.
In Season: Summer Autumn
Pick out the glossy, unblemished plants. Available from every greengrocer and supermarket.
Store in a plastic bag in the crisper section of the fridge for up to 4 days.
Tips & Tricks:
Slice lengthways, brush with a great quality olive oil and grill on a very hot grill pan for 2 minutes each size.
Nutrition per 1 Unit:
Monosaturated Fat , g:
Benefits the Following Health Conditions:*
* This information is sourced by a qualified naturopath. It is non prescriptive and not intended as a cure for the condition. Recommended intake is not provided. It is no substitute for the advice and treatment of a professional practitioner.
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