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Grilled Summer Squash Recipe

Grilled Summer Squash Recipe

Grilling food in foil packets creates steam so food cooks in its own juices, which makes the contents flavorful and lower in fat. Best of all: no cleanup! —Lisa Finnegan, Forked River, New Jersey
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 medium yellow summer squash, sliced
  • 2 medium sweet red peppers, sliced
  • 1 large sweet onion, halved and sliced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine all ingredients. Divide between two double thicknesses of heavy-duty foil (about 18 in. x 12 in.). Fold foil around vegetable mixture and seal tightly.
  • 2. Grill, covered, over medium heat for 10-15 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Open foils carefully to allow steam to escape. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 124 calories, 7 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 159 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1-1/2 fat.