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Onion Pepper Medley Recipe

Loretta Hill of Westminster, Maryland developed this crisp-tender combination as a quick-and-easy way to dress up an everyday sandwich. "It also helps us use up the abundance of fresh vegetables from our annual garden," she reports.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 large green peppers, julienned
  • 1 large onion, sliced
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Directions

  • 1. In a microwave-safe bowl, combine all ingredients. Cover and microwave on high for 5-8 minutes or until peppers and onion are crisp-tender. Serve warm. Yield: 3 cups.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

Nutritional Facts

One serving (3/4 cup) equals 108 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 298 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 vegetable, 1 fat.