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sauteed zucchini and carrots in a skillet

Sauteed Zucchini and carrots

Are you looking for quick and easy ways to use zucchini? Then make this easy sauteed zucchini and carrots and serve it as a side dish. This vegan and gluten-free side dish pairs very well with quinoa, rice, pasta, and toasted bread.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American, Global
Keyword sauteed zucchini and carrots, zucchini side dish
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 53kcal
Author Sravanthi


  • Skillet


  • 1 zucchini medium-sized
  • ½ cup carrots grated
  • cup onion chopped
  • 1 teaspoon garlic finely chopped
  • ½ teaspoon thyme dried
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • Ground black pepper
  • Salt to taste


  • Heat a saute pan and add oil, finely chopped onion, garlic, and dried thyme. Saute them for acouple of minuites.
  • Now add chopped zucchini and cook it on high flame for a couple of minutes.
  • Season the zucchini with freshly ground black pepper and salt. Salt will release the water from the zucchini. Mix everything once.
  • Then goes the shredded carrots, and stir them once. Let the carrots zucchini mixture cook on high flame for around 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Switch off the flame, and the easy sauteed zucchini and carrots is ready to serve.


Nutrition values are my rough estimates. Please feel free to use your calculator if you rely on them for your diet.


Calories: 53kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Sodium: 16mg | Potassium: 203mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 2783IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 19mg | Iron: 1mg