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Fresh Garden Medley

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Makes

4 servings

Kim Wenzel of Jefferson, Oregon tosses sauteed carrots, red pepper, zucchini and yellow squash with seasonings and dressing for a side dish filled with fresh flavors. “This combination is not only tasty and nutritious, its bright colors give it great eye-appeal,” she says.

Ingredients

  • 1 medium carrot, cut into strips
  • 1/2 medium sweet red pepper, cut into strips
  • 4 teaspoons butter
  • 1 large zucchini, cut into strips
  • 1 medium yellow summer squash, cut into strips
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons minced fresh parsley
  • 4 teaspoons prepared Italian salad dressing
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, saute carrot and red pepper in butter for 4-6 minutes or until crisp-tender. Add the zucchini, yellow squash and parsley; saute 3-5 minutes longer or until vegetables are tender. Stir in the salad dressing, pepper and salt.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 83 calories, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 206mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 3g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1 fat.

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