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Warm Zucchini Salad with Brown Butter and Pine Nuts

Brown butter takes zucchini to another level. Bonus: it's low-carb and keto-friendly.

Course Side Dishes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 3 minutes
Total Time 8 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Calories 238 kcal
Author Hello Veggie


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts
  • 1 large zucchini julienned
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese


  1. Melt the butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Once the butter has melted, add the pine nuts and heat, stirring occasionally, until butter is browned and fragrant and the pine nuts are lightly toasted, about 3 minutes.
  2. Stir in the zucchini and remove from heat; toss to coat, then salt to taste. Transfer to a serving dish and sprinkle with Parmesan, if using.
Nutrition Facts
Warm Zucchini Salad with Brown Butter and Pine Nuts
Amount Per Serving (1 /2 of recipe)
Calories 238 Calories from Fat 221
% Daily Value*
Fat 24.5g38%
Saturated Fat 9g56%
Carbohydrates 3g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 0.6g1%
Protein 4g8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.