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How to Steam Zucchini in the Microwave

Steam zucchini in your microwave in just 4 minutes for a delicious side dish! Depending on how many watts your microwave is, cook time may vary.
Prep Time1 min
Active Time4 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: sides
Keyword: steamed zucchini


  • 2 zucchini (mediuim sized)
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 1 tablespoon butter or olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 tsp garlic salt


  • Slice zucchini into coins. Transfer to microwave safe dish, add water. Cover with large plate or lid and microwave on high for 3-4 minutes. Remove from microwave and drain all of the water. Transfer to serving dish, mix in the butter to melt, toss with garlic salt and parmesan cheese