Zucchini is a high fiber food that is rich in vitamins A and C, folate, calcium, and the electrolyte potassium. The nutrients within zucchini support skin, heart, lung, and eye health. Zucchini is a versatile ingredient and can be used in pastas, casseroles, breads, baked goods, and so much more!
Shopping and Storage Tips
- Choose zucchini that are under 8 inches in length to avoid a fibrous texture and large seeds.
- Choose firm zucchini that are free of bruises or cuts, with at least one inch of stem attached.
- Zucchini can be stored in a plastic bag in your refrigerator’s vegetable crisper for 4-5 days.