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How to Cook Vegetables


How to Dice Zucchini
Zucchini is a popular summer squash with a thin edible skin and soft edible seeds. It has a cylindrical shape and a slightly curved, smaller stem end.
  1. Scrub zucchini with vegetable brush under cold running water.

  2. Slice lengthwise into halves with utility knife. (If zucchini is large, cut into 4 lengthwise pieces.) Cut each piece into 4 to 6 lengthwise strips.

  3. Holding strips together with fingers, cut crosswise into bite-size pieces.

    Cut your strips crosswise into bite-size pieces.
    Cut your strips crosswise
    into bite-size pieces.

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