Zucchini Ribbons

Try this recipe with any kind of zucchini you like; they are most plentiful in late spring and early summer. 

Hands-on time:
15 minutes
Total time:
15 minutes

Kitchen Gear

Cutting board
Sharp knife
Measuring cup
Measuring spoon
Wooden spoon
Large skillet
Vegetable peeler


4 small zucchini, ends trimmed and cut in half to make two short columns
2 teaspoons olive oil
1⁄4 cup water


Wash your hands with soap and water, then gather all your kitchen gear and ingredients and put them on a clean counter.

  1. With the help of your adult, using a peeler or a small knife, cut the zucchini into ribbons.
  2. Put the zucchini, oil and water in large skillet and bring to a boil over high heat. Stir well and cook until the zucchini is tender, about 2 minutes.
  3. Serve at room temperature.

Sprinkle with crumbled feta cheese or finely grated parmesan cheese just before serving.