Easy Zucchini-Tomato Side Dish


This quick and easy vegetable dish can be served as a side or as a vegetarian main with rice or pasta. I could eat it all by myself, but I put down 2 servings.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
2 servings


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1 small onion, chopped

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • 2 small zucchini, cubed

  • 1 teaspoon tomato paste

  • 1 beefsteak tomato, cubed

  • 1 teaspoon herbes de Provence, or more to taste

  • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

  • 1 pinch white sugar

  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil leaves, or to taste


  1. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat and cook onion until soft and translucent, 3 to 5 minutes. Add garlic and cook for 30 seconds. Add zucchini and cook until softened, about 3 minutes.

  2. Stir in tomato paste and tomato. Season with herbes de Provence, salt, black pepper, and sugar. Stir in basil and serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

172 Calories
14g Fat
12g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 2
Calories 172
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Sodium 118mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 4%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 33mg 167%
Calcium 39mg 3%
Iron 1mg 5%
Potassium 575mg 12%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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