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Zesty Zucchini Skillet Recipe

Zesty Zucchini Skillet Recipe

If your family likes vegetables as much as mine does, you'll like this recipe. Vegetables are so flexible, too, that you can substitute your family's favorites for those in this recipe. In our family, we all like zucchini, so I'm always trying to find some new ways to prepare it.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 4 cups diced zucchini
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup chopped carrots
  • 1/2 green pepper, sliced thin
  • 3/4 cup chopped celery
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Pepper to taste
  • 1/3 cup picante sauce
  • 2 teaspoons prepared mustard
  • 1 medium tomato, diced
  • 1/2 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese

Directions

  • 1. In a skillet, heat oil over medium. Cook and stir the next six ingredients until vegetables are crisp-tender. Combine basil, oregano, salt, pepper, picante sauce and mustard; pour into skillet. Cook and stir for 3 minutes. Gently stir in tomatoes; heat through. Sprinkle with cheese and serve immediately. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One serving equals 83 calories, 6 g fat (0 saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 162 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 vegetable, 1 fat.