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Ellen's Summer Garden Veggies Recipe

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Submitted by ellenmoriah

Makes 4 servings



When the tomatoes, zucchinis and summer squash start appearing in my New England garden, my husband and I treat ourselves to this dish either as a main course (in which case, it serves 2) or as a side dish. The lemon gives this a nice lift.

Recipe Ingredients for Ellen's Summer Garden Veggies

2 tbsp. olive oil
1 onion (use a large shallot)
1 zucchini, medium, sliced thin
1 squash, summer, crookneck, medium, sliced thin
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tomato, medium-large, diced
2 tbsp. basil, fresh, finely chopped
2 tbsp. rosemary, fresh, removed from stem
4 tsp. lemon juice
4 tsp. parmesan cheese

Recipe Directions for Ellen's Summer Garden Veggies

  1. In a large frying pan, sautee shallots, zucchini, summer squash, garlic, and 1 tbsp. each of the fresh basil and rosemary. Cook until the squash turns slightly brown (about 15 minutes).

  2. Add the tomato and cook for about 3 minutes more (enough to heat the tomato.

  3. Toss in the remaining tbsp. fresh basil and rosemary.

  4. Place on serving plates and top each with a bit of lemon juice and parmesan cheese.

  5. This is excellent as an entree served over brown rice.

Categories

Vegetables, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 159.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
106
Calories from Fat
69
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
7.7g
12%
Saturated Fat
1.4g
7%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
2mg
1%
Sodium
39mg
2%
Potassium
368mg
11%
Total Carbohydrates
8.6g
3%
Dietary Fiber
2.5g
10%
Sugars
3.4g
Protein
2.5g
Vitamin A 9% Vitamin C 41%
Calcium 7% Iron 6%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Very low in cholesterol
  • Low in sodium
  • High in vitamin B6
  • Very high in vitamin C
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