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Zucchini Au Gratin 

Fresh zucchini is given a boost of flavor in this easy recipe. Also, it's an excellent source of Vitamin C!

This is one of our own Fruits & Veggies—More Matters® recipes. It meets the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s strict nutrition guidelines as a healthy recipe.

Category: Side Dishes

Think Variety; Think Color: White Green

Preparation time: 20 Minutes

Serves: 7

Cups of Fruits and Vegetables per Serving: ½

Ingredients:

  • 4 cups zucchini, thinly sliced
  • 1⁄2 cup onion, sliced
  • 2 Tbsp water
  • 1 Tbsp margarine 
  • pepper to taste
  • 3 Tbsp Parmesan cheese, grated

1. Wash and slice vegetables. Place zucchini, onion, water, margarine, and pepper in a frying pan. Cover and cook over medium heat for one minute.

2. Remove cover and cook until crisp-tender, about 10 minutes.

3. Turn with large spoon to cook evenly.

4. Sprinkle with cheese; toss lightly.

5. Serve at once.

Credit: Michigan State University Cooperative Extension Service, Eating Right is Basic

Nutritional Information per Serving
Calories: 40 Carbohydrates: 4g
Total Fat: 2.5g Cholesterol: 0mg
Saturated Fat: .5g Dietary Fiber: 1g
% of Calories from Fat: 4% Sodium: 55mg
Protein: 2g  

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