Give your taste-buds a Mediterranean flavor with the filling of super veggies.
Category – Indian
245 kcal per serving
In a frying pan heat olive oil over medium-high heat.
Sauté garlic until slightly golden.
Add onion and sauté for 2mins, then add eggplant, bell pepper cook until tender, for about 5mins.
Season with Italian seasoning, coriander, tomato, roasted pine-nuts, salt and pepper while cooking.
Pre-Heat oven for about 15mins, bake at 160 degree until zucchini is tender, about 15 mins and serve hot.
Low in Calories and carbs:Zucchini has incredibly low calories count and lowest carb containing veggie that make it a much-preferred part of any weight loss diet.
Substitutes Noodles & Spaghetti pasta: So-called “zoodles” are a great pasta alternative, and they’re easy to make with the help of some kitchen gadgets.
Improves Heart Health: Zucchini is high in the heart-healthy mineral potassium. Potassium can also be a natural way to lower blood pressure because it counteracts the effects of a high-sodium diet.
Helps maintain eye health:The presence of Vitamin A in zucchini helps in active cell development in the eyes, which enhances vision and helps in preventing age-related medical conditions.
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It is a very good source of potassium which is known to be heart-friendly. It is rich in vitamin A, C and a good source of anti-oxidant. Also, contains moderate level of vitamin B complex and essential minerals.
Contain oxalates: Zucchini contains oxalates which is also naturally produced in the body, but excessive amounts can crystallize, leading to kidney stones. Therefore, it is not generally recommended to eat too much zucchini in one sitting.
Pesticide residue: Zucchinis, especially the non – organic varieties are known for having high levels of pesticide residue, which have been linked to a wide range of side effects including nervous system damage. To avoid this, we recommend buying organic and making sure to thoroughly wash the zucchini before use.