Zucchini Ribbons with Herbs & Parmesan Cheese

By Leslie Blythe  , ,   

November 30, 2014

Zucchini Ribbons with Herbs & Parmesan Cheese is beautiful and delicious. If you want to impress your guests, try cutting your vegetables in a new and different way. I think it's so important to make your meal appealing to the eye. This zucchini was a huge hit at our dinner table.

  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Yields: 6 Servings


1Slice the zucchini into long ribbons 1/16-inch thick using a mandoline slicer.

2Add the butter and oil to a large sauté pan over medium-high heat. Add the zucchini, then the green onions in two batches and toss through the hot butter and oil, using tongs, until soft, a good 4 to 5 minutes. Add the basil, parsley and lemon zest at the very end. Season the zucchini with salt and pepper and stir. Transfer to a serving bowl. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese.

Special equipment: mandoline slicer
If you do not have a mandoline, use a vegetable peeler.


2 Tablespoons butter

2 Tablespoons olive oil

2 zucchini, sliced on a madoline lengthwise into ribbons

1 green onion, minced

1 Tablespoon fresh basil, chopped

1 Tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped

Zest of 1/2 lemon

Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

parmesan cheese, grated


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