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Zucchini alla scapece in an air fryer

Zucchini alla scapece in an air fryer

Let's prepare zucchini alla scapece in an air fryer: a fresh, tasty and very light side dish.

Summer is zucchini season. Stuffed, parmigiana, in the form of flans, au gratin with cheese, fried or grilled, they are a vegetable that lends itself well to a thousand tasty and savory preparations . The recipe for zucchini alla scapece has ancient Neapolitan origins. Used for the very famous spaghetti alla Nerano, they generally accompany meat or fish dishes, giving them an edge. Furthermore, cooking in an air fryer brings significant advantages: zero fat, zero bad smells or splashes in the kitchen. Light and tasty , they have nothing to envy to the classic version. Let's see how to prepare this very simple but tasty dish.

Zucchini alla scapece in an air fryer
Zucchini alla scapece in an air fryer

Preparation of zucchini alla scapece in an air fryer

  1. Wash and dry the vegetables well, then cut the vegetables into thin slices .
  2. Separately, make a marinade with vinegar, extra virgin olive oil, salt, mint and the minced garlic cloves. For a more interesting version, you can customize it with chilli pepper and oregano.
  3. Season the courgettes with a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil, a pinch of salt and mix.
  4. Pour the vegetables into the basket of the air fryer, distributing them evenly on the bottom. Set cooking at 180°C for 15 minutes , stirring halfway through cooking.
  5. When the courgettes are ready, sprinkle them with the previously prepared marinade and leave to flavor in the refrigerator for a whole day .
  6. Serve zucchini alla scapece in an air fryer as an accompaniment to a second course of meat or fish, or use them for the preparation of spaghetti alla Nerano, which also belong to traditional Neapolitan cuisine.
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Zucchini alla scapece in the air fryer have a long shelf life. Place any leftovers in an airtight container and place in the refrigerator. They keep perfectly for 2-3 days even if we are sure that once you taste them you will never leave them and you will use them to flavor any of your preparations.

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