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Extreme Zucchini 

From the Cool Fuel Cookbook for Kids

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: Red Yellow/Orange White Green

Preparation time: 30 Minutes

Serves: 4

Cups of Fruits and Vegetables per Serving: ½

Ingredients:


1 cup zucchini, with skin, cut into 1” cubes
1 medium tomato, chopped into 1” chunks
¼ cup yellow bell pepper, diced
¼ cup onion, diced
½ tablespoon low-fat mayonnaise


Combine first 4 ingredients in a small sauce pan. Cook on MEDIUM-LOW heat until vegetables are tender, about 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from stove top and mix in the mayonnaise. Add salt and pepper to taste (optional).

Each serving provides:  An excellent source of vitamin C.

From the Cool Fuel Cookbook for Kids


Credit: Recipe is courtesy of Produce for Better Health Foundation and Shoney's, Inc. This recipe meets PBH and Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) nutrition standards that maintain fruits and vegetables as healthy foods.

Nutritional Information per Serving
Calories: 19 Carbohydrates: 4g
Total Fat: 0.4g Cholesterol: 0mg
Saturated Fat: 0.1g Dietary Fiber: 1g
% of Calories from Fat: 16% Sodium: 22mg
Protein: 1g  

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