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Pepper Squash Saute

 Pepper Squash Saute
Here’s an easy and delicious recipe from Janice McCloskey in Howard, Pennsylvania. "I often double it because it’s so good reheated later in the week," she explains.
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1/3 cup each chopped green, sweet red and yellow pepper
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 medium zucchini, chopped
  • 1 medium yellow summer squash, chopped
  • 1 medium carrot, shredded
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • In a large nonstick skillet, saute onion and peppers in butter for
  • 3-4 minutes. Stir in the zucchini, summer squash and carrot; saute
  • 3-4 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Add garlic; cook 1
  • minute longer or until tender. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 3/4 cup equals 69 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 333 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1/2 fat.