Urban Platter Fresh Zucchini, 900g [Exotic, Rich in Antioxidants]
Zucchini or courgette is a summer squash which can reach nearly a meter in length, but is usually harvested immature at 15 to 25 cm (6 to 10 in). You won’t run out of uses for zucchini, as it is a highly versatile food that can suit many recipes. Zucchini cannot be stored for long periods unless frozen (you can freeze grated raw zucchini, or lightly steamed slices. Make sure to pack in air-tight containers). Though botanically zucchini is a fruit, it’s considered a vegetable more specifically, a squash. Both raw and cooked, zucchini offers notable health benefits.
- It is an excellent source of potassium
- Helps to loose weight
- Its peel is an excellent source of dietary fiber that helps reduce constipation
How to use/Directions
- Mix it into soups, salads, serve it as a side dish with your meat dishes, or make zucchini fries, served with an onion dip as an appetizer.