Zucchini is a vegetable of the Cucurbita genus and the gourd family, Cucurbitaceae.

Health considerations

This vegetable contains no saturated fat or cholesterol and is very low in calories. It is also a very good source of Dietary Fiber, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Riboflavin, Vitamin B6, Folate, Magnesium, Potassium and Manganese.

May be found in

Vegetable-based sauces, lasagna, ratatouille, vegetarian and vegan foods


Self Nutrition Data
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Alternative Spellings and Names


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