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Italian Vegetable Saute Recipe

Italian Vegetable Saute Recipe

"This speedy side dish is loaded with flavor," comments Kenda Nicholson, Honey Grove, Texas. "It's a wonderful way to use up garden bounty—the recipe was the result of an abundant crop of green peppers my parents grew."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 medium green peppers, sliced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 cup seasoned croutons, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a skillet, saute the peppers, garlic and Italian seasoning in butter until peppers are crisp-tender, about 5 minutes. Add tomatoes; cook for 1-2 minutes or until heated through. Sprinkle with croutons if desired. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One 1/2-cup serving (prepared with margarine and without croutons) equals 52 calories, 38 mg sodium, 0 cholesterol, 6 gm carbohydrate, 1 gm protein, 3 gm fat. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.