Zucchini Pietro

1 medium onion
1 small clove of garlic or 1 tablespoon of chopped garlic chives
1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
1 large zucchini
1 mild hot pepper medium size
pinch of salt
pinch of black pepper
1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric
pinch of sweet paprika
grated parmesan

Slice onion and garlic and saute in olive oil for three minutes. Slice zucchini and pepper and add to onions with 2 tablespoons of water. Lower heat and simmer for twelve minutes or until vegetables are all cooked. Add rest of ingredients while vegetables are simmering. Turn vegetables over frequently while simmering. Add a little more water if vegetables start to dry out. When cooked serve on plates with a little grated parmesan on top of each serving. Serves three or four.

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