Zucchini and Mushrooms in a Lemon Butter Sauce

We steeped zucchini and mushrooms in a savory lemon and butter sauce to make this simply delicious vegetarian side dish.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

2
tablespoons butter
1
tablespoon olive oil
8
oz cremini mushrooms, quartered
1
medium zucchini, chopped
1
tablespoon olive oil
1
garlic clove, finely chopped
1
tablespoon lemon juice
Salt and pepper to taste
1
teaspoon grated lemon peel

  • 1 In 10- to 12-inch skillet, melt 1 tablespoon of the butter and the olive oil over medium-high heat. Add mushrooms; cook about 5 minutes, tossing occasionally, until golden brown.
  • 2 Add zucchini; cook, stirring occasionally, about 3 minutes, until lightly browned. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer.
  • 3 Remove skillet from heat. Stir in lemon juice and remaining 1 tablespoon butter. Season with salt and pepper. Sprinkle lemon peel over top.

Expert Tips

Add sliced almonds for some extra crunch.

Add chopped yellow summer squash for extra color.