Green zucchini has dark green skin, sometimes almost black, and usually has white or yellowish markings. Its skin is edible and its meat is firm but tender.
We can summarize the properties of zucchini as a low calorie vegetable, a source of fiber, vitamins and certain minerals. It stands out for its content in vitamin C, folates and vitamin A, as well as potassium and phosphorus.
So it is an ideal vegetable for everyone, perfect for those looking to maintain or lose some weight, as it enhances satiety and helps us maintain proper hydration.
Did you know that the flowers of the zucchini plant are also eaten? They are large in size and are generally eaten stuffed and stewed or also fried. Very typical in Italian cuisine, do you dare to try them?