Bacon Vegetable Medley
Bacon adds a nice smoky flavor to the healthful frozen veggie mix we dressed up in a little parsley and garlic. A versatile a special side from our Test Kitchen.
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.
- 4 cups frozen mixed vegetables
- 2 tablespoons water
- 4 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
- 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- Place vegetables and water in a 1-qt. microwave-safe dish. Cover and
- microwave on high for 13-15 minutes or until crisp-tender, stirring
- once; drain. Stir in the remaining ingredients. Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 3/4 cup equals 172 calories, 6 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 7 mg cholesterol, 284 mg sodium, 24 g carbohydrate, 8 g fiber, 8 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1 starch, 1 fat.