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Zesty Mixed Vegetables

Colorful carrot coins, broccoli and zucchini star in this appealing side dish that's served warm. Simmered in Italian salad dressing, the veggies take on that zesty flavor.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings


  • 1 medium carrot, cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 cup broccoli florets
  • 1 medium onion, cut into 16 wedges
  • 1 medium zucchini, cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 1/4 cup fat-free Italian salad dressing
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano


  • In a nonstick skillet, bring carrot and water to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5 minutes. Add the broccoli, onion and zucchini; return to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 2 minutes. Add salad dressing and oregano. Cook and stir over medium heat for 4 minutes or until vegetables are tender and liquid is reduced.

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  • xlsalbums
    Mar 14, 2015

    Everyone in my family liked these veggies!! I'll be making them again because they are easy and the Italian dressing adds good flavor!

  • rayanddor
    Apr 8, 2013

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  • bjsilve0
    Oct 28, 2011

    Ick! Looks better on paper than it tastes.

  • Cook_aholic
    Feb 26, 2011

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  • faithenough4five
    Jan 9, 2011

    I found the veggies kind of bland.I cooked all my veggies then i tossed them with a light italian dressing.If you roast the veggies I tossed with dressing and then roasted them very good hot or cold. even kids like this dish

  • rleklyons
    Dec 13, 2010

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  • nblibrary
    Oct 20, 2010

    I have made this recipe several times although I use regular Italian salad dressing because that is what I have on hand. This is easy and a good mix of vegetables.