Pan Seared Zucchini With Feta & Basil

Pan Seared Zucchini With Feta & Basil
Recipe type: Main Dish
Cuisine: American
  • 16 oz baby zucchini, trimmed and sliced length wise
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • ¼ tsp red pepper flakes
  • juice from 1 lemon
  • ½ tsp salt and pepper
  • ¼ basil, thinly shredded
  • ⅓ cup crumbled feta cheese
  • Optional Protein: white beans, chickpeas, diced tofu, etc
  1. Heat olive oil in a medium sauté pan over high heat. Add in the red pepper flakes and cook for about 15-30 seconds. Toss in the zucchini, trying to get the cut side face down. Saute for 1-2 minutes or until zucchini is golden brown.
  2. Off the heat, drizzle over the lemon juice, salt and pepper, tossing to combine. Taste and adjust for seasoning.
  3. In a medium sized serving bowl, toss the zucchini with fresh basil and feta. Serve immediately.