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Roasted Mexican Zucchini

Roasted Mexican Zucchini
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Roasted Mexican Zucchini

A low-carb side to any Mexican dish- a great alternative to rice and beans! Easy to make and and packed with flavor similar to Mexican street corn. hope you enjoy it!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes


  • Ingredients
  • 3-4 medium zucchini diced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • Crumbled cotija cheese lime juice and/or fresh cilantro, for garnish (optional, but highly recommended)


  • Instructions
  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F and line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a medium bowl, mix zucchini, olive oil, chili powder, garlic powder, cayenne pepper, and salt/pepper until well coated.
  • Spread evenly on baking sheet and roast for 25 minutes, or until zucchini is browned.
  • Serve sprinkled with lime juice, cotija cheese, and chopped fresh cilantro, if desired.


Put it on tacos, put it on veggies, put it in a salad, or eat it in slices while you are waiting for this zucchini to roast.

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