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Lemon-Pepper Veggies Recipe

Lemon-Pepper Veggies Recipe

The must-try medley is a breeze to make in the microwave. Guests are surprised that this quick dish is so flavorful.—Linda Bernhagen, Plainfield, Illinois
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups fresh broccoli florets
  • 2 cups fresh cauliflowerets
  • 1 cup sliced carrots
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

Directions

  • 1. In a microwave-safe bowl, combine the broccoli, cauliflower, carrots and water. Cover and microwave on high for 3-6 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain.
  • 2. Combine the remaining ingredients; drizzle over vegetables and toss to coat. Yield: 4 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 75 calories, 5 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 11 mg cholesterol, 194 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat.