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Zucchini Curls September 25, 2011

Zucchini Curls

Italian man doing cooking utensil demonstration in Campo De Fiori market

Jamie says:  The little, old Italian man at the market in Campo De Fiori in Rome, Italy was so cute making exciting shapes out of veggies that I had to spend too much (15 Euros) on the plastic cooking tools he was selling.  But, hey, he gave me a “student discount,” and my gosh, the one thing could juice and the other tool could peel AND cut… might as well get all four pieces.  Mom and I had fun making these Zucchini Curls at home, but we soon realized the old man sure did a better job.

Zucchini Curls


  • 3 large zucchini
  • 1 Tbsp canola oil (Publix)
  • 1/2 tsp seasoning (William Sonoma Potlatch Seasoning, Salmon & Seafood Spice Rub- salt, paprika, crushed red pepper, chili pepper, oregano, basil, coriander, safflower oil)


  1. Preheat oven to 375 °F.
  2. Use a cooking tool to cut curls of zucchini.  Place pieces in a large pan and drizzle with canola oil.  Sprinkle seasoning on top.  Mix well.
  3. Pull curls apart and place other pieces of zucchini in between so zucchini cooks evenly and quickly.
  4. Bake for about 20 minutes or until soft.  Enjoy!

Serves: 4

The seasoning made the zucchini very flavorful and had a nice spicy kick to it.  It was fun to eat curls of zucchini instead of the traditional circles.

  • Nutrition note:  Make veggies fun to eat by cutting them into different shapes, like curls.

2 Responses to “Zucchini Curls”

  1. AKGDDM Says:

    I like thi recipe already. I love spicy food and on top of vegeterian too. Thanks for sharing. Some new fun kitchen tools I discovered here. 21000000000396892

  2. […] picture of the man and to check out the Zucchini Curls I made with his tools at home check out the Two Sisters One Kitchen post).  We made a final stop at the wonderful bakery we found a couple of days ago, Il Fornaio (between […]

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