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Italian Zucchini

 Italian Zucchini
I make this hot vegetable dish quite often in summer when zucchini is abundant. Garden-fresh sliced onion and tomato add a tasty touch.—Christopher Gordon, Springfield, Missouri
4 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Bake: 1 hour

Ingredients

  • 4 cups sliced zucchini
  • 1 medium onion, sliced into rings
  • 2 medium tomatoes, sliced
  • 1 lemon, quartered
  • 1-1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 3/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 tablespoon butter

Directions

  • In a greased 2-1/2-qt. casserole, layer on-third of the zucchini,
  • onion and tomatoes. Squeeze one lemon quarter over all. Sprinkle
  • with 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning and 1/4 teaspoon red pepper
  • flakes. Repeat layers. Dot with butter. Squeeze remaining lemon over
  • all. Cover and bake at 350° for 1 hour or until vegetables are
  • tender. Serve immediately. Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts:Diabetic Exchanges: One serving (prepared with margarine) equals 1-1/2 vegetable, 1/2 fat; also, 64 calories, 35 mg sodium, 0 cholesterol, 9 gm carbohydrate, 2 gm protein, 3 gm fat.