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"Once around the Garden" Skillet

This healthy recipe comes from NDSU Extension Service.


•    4 small zucchini, sliced
•    1 medium onion, thinly sliced
•    1 green pepper, chopped
•    2 Tbsp. olive oil
•    1 tsp. minced garlic
•    1 tsp. salt
•    1/8 tsp. pepper
•    2 tomatoes, diced
•    Snipped parsley (optional)
•    Parmesan cheese (optional)



Carefully wash all produce. Remove stem and blossom ends from zucchini; do not pare. Slice zucchini into 1/4-inch slices. Heat oil and garlic in skillet. Add zucchini, onion, green pepper and spices. Cook until vegetables are crisp-tender, about 5 minutes. Add tomatoes. Cover and heat through, about 3 minutes. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and parsley if desired.

Makes 4 servings.

Per Serving: about 125 calories, 7 grams (g) of fat, 14 g of carbohydrate, and 4 g of fiber.

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