Grilled Zucchini with Onions
Wondering what to do with all of your garden zucchini? Tired of the same old bread and cupcakes? My grilled recipe is a great change of pace with the added bonus of being healthy. —Alia Shuttleworth, Auburn, California
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.
- 6 small zucchini, halved lengthwise
- 4 teaspoons olive oil, divided
- 2 green onions, thinly sliced
- 2 tablespoons lemon juice
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
- Drizzle zucchini with 2 teaspoons oil. Grill, covered, over medium
- heat for 8-10 minutes or until tender, turning once.
- Place in a large bowl. Add the green onions, lemon juice, salt,
- pepper flakes and remaining oil; toss to coat. Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 3 zucchini halves equals 73 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 314 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat.