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Grandma's Sweet-Sour Veggies Recipe

Grandma's Sweet-Sour Veggies Recipe

With summer fast approaching, we look forward to a bonanza of fresh vegetables. There's nothing like a large bowl of fresh veggies to perk up a summer meal. This is one of our favorites.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling YIELD:12-14 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups cauliflowerets
  • 3 cups broccoli florets
  • 2 medium carrots, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium zucchini, quartered and thinly sliced
  • 1 small red onion, julienned
  • 3/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, optional
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • Sunflower kernels, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a bowl, combine the cauliflower, broccoli, carrots, zucchini and onion; set aside. In a saucepan over medium heat, bring vinegar, sugar and salt if desired to a boil. Remove from the heat; stir in oil. Pour over vegetables and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate overnight. Just before serving, sprinkle with sunflower kernels if desired. Yield: 12-14 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One 3/4-cup serving (prepared without salt and sunflower kernels) equals 60 calories, 17 mg sodium, 0 cholesterol, 10 gm carbohydrate, 1 gm protein, 2 gm fat. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 vegetables, 1/2 fat.