Zucchini Santa Fe


Classifications: Vegetables

Qty Measure Ingredient


3 cups zucchini, sliced

1/2 cup onion, chopped

1 tablespoon cooking oil

1 4 oz can chopped green chiles, 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

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



Background: Note: DIABETIC EXCHANGES: One 1/2-cup serving (prepared without salt) equals 1 vegetable, 1 fat.; also, 58 calories, 60 mg sodium, 2 mg cholesterol, 5 gm carbohydrate, 3 gm protein, 3 gm fat.

Serves: 6

Food Exchanges: