Zucchini squash originated in the Americas and was introduced to Europe in the late 1900s. It is a vegetable that grows in a tight bushy vine. The largest zucchini on record was 69 ½ inches long, however they’re most flavorful when small to medium in size.
- heart healthy with vitamin A, folate, and potassium.
- packed with water, great for staying hydrated
- low in calories but high in water and fiber