Sautéed Zucchini with Onion & Fennel
This is such an easy recipe and so tasty! Sautéed Zucchini with Onion & Fennel. I love the subtle hint of the crushed fennel seeds and the spiciness of the fresh cracked pepper. A great accompaniment to white fish, or poultry.
When choosing a green zucchini or otherwise known as a courgette make sure its skin is bright green and shiny. The size that is the sweetest and juiciest is one 6-8 inches long. The larger they get the more seeds they have and the meat is tougher. There is only 18 calories in a cup of sliced raw zucchini. The zucchini also is a good source of potassium which can help keep blood pressure in check. Eat the peel it is a great source of fiber which can offer some protection against colon cancers. This is a natural addition to include in an anti cancer diet.
The benefits of fennel are huge. Please read more about how your body can benefit from fennel here.