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Zucchini Santa Fe Recipe

Zucchini Santa Fe Recipe

Chopped green chilies give this summer side dish lots of zip - a popular flavor around Mom's Arizona home. It's a tasty way to use up a bounty of garden vegetables. -Karen Wingate, Coldwater, Kansas
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups sliced zucchini
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies, drained
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, optional
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar or Monterey Jack cheese

Directions

  • 1. In a large skillet, saute the zucchini and onion in oil for 3-4 minutes or until crisp-tender. Add the chilies, tomato, salt if desire, pepper and garlic powder. Cook and stir for 3-4 minutes. Spoon into a serving bowl and sprinkle with cheese. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One 1/2-cup serving (prepared without salt) equals 58 calories, 3 g fat (0 saturated fat), 2 mg cholesterol, 60 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat.