Zucchini “Butter” Spread

Zucchini “Butter” Spread

Zucchini “Butter” Spread

½ lb. Zucchini

½ lb. Yellow Summer Squash

¼ tsp. & 1/8 tsp. Salt, divided

1 ½ T. Butter

1 Shallot, minced

Pepper, to taste


Coarsely grate zucchini and squash into colander. Sprinkle with quarter tsp. of salt and toss to coat. Let sit 3-4 minutes then press firmly with a small pot lid to squeeze out as much liquid as possible. . Place a large skillet over medium heat and add the butter. Add shallots and sauté for 3 minutes, or until translucent. Add the grated squash and cook for 15 to 18 minutes, or until the squash is a creamy, buttery consistency, stirring occasionally. (If the mixture begins to scorch, add a tsp. of water to deglaze the pan and turn down the heat slightly). Add remaining salt and pepper to taste. Serve immediately or refrigerate for up to a week.


Yield: 4 servings

Serving Size: ¼ C.

Calories: 70

Fat: 5g

Fiber: 1g

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