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Turn simple summer ingredients into a tasty side dish. This is a great recipe to keep handy as you harvest from your garden or visit farmers markets.
Number of Servings: 4
Serving Size: 1/2 cup
1 cup zucchini, with skin, cut into 1 inch cubes
1 medium tomato, chopped into 1 inch chunks
1/4 cup yellow bell pepper, diced
1/4 cup onion, diced
1/2 tablespoon low-fat mayonnaise
Optional: Salt and pepper
Time needed: 15 minutes preparation; 20 minutes cook time
- Combine first 4 ingredients in a small sauce pan.
- Cook on medium-low heat until vegetables are tender, about 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
- Remove from stove top and mix in the mayonnaise.
- Add salt and pepper to taste, if desired.
|Total Fat:||0.42 g|
|Saturated Fat:||0.1 g|
|Total Carbohydrate:||4 g|
|Dietary Fiber:||1 g|
Tips and Variations
Try substituting other types of summer squash and other colors of peppers for this recipe.
Experiment with flavors by adding herbs such as basil, marjoram, or thyme. Use 1/2 teaspoon dried or 1 1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh herbs.
This was adapted from the Fruits & Veggies — More Matters® Extreme Zucchini (no date).
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