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Bacon Vegetable Medley Recipe

Bacon Vegetable Medley Recipe

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.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 1. 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.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

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.