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Lemon-Pepper Vegetables

Our Test Kitchen tossed together this colorful side dish that’s sure to brighten up any dinner table. The mild seasoning lets the veggies’ fresh flavors shine.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed and cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 small yellow summer squash, cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 1 cup halved cherry tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3/4 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon Italian seasoning

Directions

  • In a large microwave-safe bowl, combine green beans and water. Cover and microwave on high for 5-6 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  • Stir in squash. Cover and microwave on high for 2 minutes. Add tomatoes. Cover and cook 30 seconds longer or until heated through; drain. Gently stir in the butter, lemon-pepper and Italian seasoning.
Nutrition Facts
2/3 cup: 49 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 7mg cholesterol, 88mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.

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