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Bowl of Easy Zucchini Tomato Onion Skillet

Easy Zucchini Tomato Onion Skillet

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  • Author: Monkey and Me Kitchen Adventures
  • Prep Time: 10 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 Minutes
  • Total Time: 30 Minutes
  • Yield: 4 Servings 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Diet: Vegan


When your garden is overflowing with zucchini, try this Easy Zucchini Tomato Onion Skillet recipe that comes together in 30-minutes and packed with flavor.



Base Skillet Ingredients:

  • 1 cup yellow onions, fine dice
  • 4 cups diced zucchini, unpeeled
  • Sprinkle sea salt

Skillet Ingredients:

  • 2 Tablespoons minced garlic
  • 1 – [ 14.5 oz. can ] petite diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 3 Tablespoons nutritional yeast (+/-)
  • ½ cup low-sodium vegetable broth * 

Spice/Herb Ingredients:

  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano (+/-)
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil (+/-)
  • ¼ teaspoon Italian seasoning (+/-)
  • Pinch black pepper (+/-)
  • ¼ to 1 teaspoon sea salt (+/-) * 

Serving Ideas:

  • Cooked pasta
  • Cooked whole grains
  • Steamed rice
  • Crusty bread/flatbread

Optional Toppings:


  1. Place the Spice/Herb Ingredients in a small bowl, mix well, set aside.
  2. In a large skillet, add the finely diced onions, and diced zucchini. Sprinkle with some sea salt, the sea salt draws out the moisture from the zucchini. Sauté over medium-high heat for 7 to 10 minutes or until the zucchini has reached the desired level of tenderness.
  3. Then lower the heat to medium, add the minced garlic, sauté, stir constantly for one minute.
  4. Then add all the remaining Skillet Ingredients and the Spice/Herb Mix to the skillet, stir to incorporate, bring the mixture to a boil, then immediately lower to a simmer.
  5. Simmer over medium heat for 5 to 7 minutes (or longer) to allow the flavors to marry.
  6. Serving ideas: Serve over cooked pasta, steamed rice, or scoop up with crusty bread or flatbread.


*Please reference the blog post for Tips for Success, Pantry Items Used, Storage and Freezing, and Kitchen Products Used.

*Sea Salt:  Please adjust the sea salt based upon your family’s sea salt preferences and/or based upon dietary needs.   

*Servings:  4