Bacon Vegetable Medley

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.


4 servings

Updated: Oct. 21, 2022
Bacon adds a nice smoky flavor to the healthful frozen veggie mix we dressed up in a little parsley and garlic. A versatile a special side from our Test Kitchen.


  • 4 cups frozen mixed vegetables
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 4 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt


  1. Place vegetables and water in a 1-qt. microwave-safe dish. Cover and microwave on high for 13-15 minutes or until crisp-tender, stirring once; drain. Stir in the remaining ingredients.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 172 calories, 6g fat (1g saturated fat), 7mg cholesterol, 284mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 8g fiber), 8g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1 starch, 1 fat.