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Abby Cadabby's Magic Golden Zucchini Coins

A Fun Way For Kids To Eat Their Veggies

GMA Recipes Dinner
Difficulty: Easy
Cook Time: min

The "Sesame Street" characters have created a cookbook.

"C Is for Cooking" features recipes from Elmo and Cookie Monster. The book has recipes parents and children can cook together.


  • 6 small zucchini (or yellow summer squash, or a combination, thin)
  • Salt, to taste
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • Cooking Directions

    With kids: Use a plastic knife to slice each zucchini into 1/4-inch-thick rounds.

    In a large saucepan, steam or boil the zucchini until barely tender, 4 to 6 minutes. Drain in a colander and set aside to cool slightly.

    Preheat the broiler.

    With kids: Place the zucchini in a single layer on a large baking sheet. Sprinkle each "coin" with a tiny pinch of salt and some Parmesan cheese.

    Broil the zucchini until just golden, 1 to 2 minutes.

    Tip: You can steam the zucchini coins, lay them out on a baking sheet, and sprinkle them with cheese in advance, then broil them just before dinner.

    This recipe was styled by chef Karen Pickus for Good Morning America.

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: zucchini, parmesean cheese

    Course: Side Dish, Vegetable, Snack, Dinner

    More Info: Kids Friendly

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