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    Zucchini and Carrots With Fresh Herbs

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    20 mins

    5 mins

    15 mins

    FloridaNative's Note:

    Haven't tried this yet, but it sounds easy to make and flavorful. From my daily diabetic recipe email and "The Complete Idiot's Guide to Terrific Diabetic Meals".

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 6

    Yield:

    3/4 cup ...

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Place a steamer basket in 1/2 inch of water in a saucepan (water should not touch the bottom of the basket).
    2. 2
      Place carrots in the basket. Cover tightly and heat to boiling.
    3. 3
      Reduce heat and steam carrots 5 minutes. Add zucchini and steam 4 to 6 minutes or until carrots and zucchini are crisp-tender.
    4. 4
      Melt butter in a 12-inch skillet over medium heat.
    5. 5
      Stir in carrots, zucchini, thyme, dill, lemon juice, salt, and pepper.
    6. 6
      Cook uncovered, stirring gently for 2 to 3 minutes, or until hot.
    7. 7
      Nutritional Information Per Serving (3/4 cup): Glycemic Index: 22, Glycemic Load: 1, Calories: 55, Protein: 2 g, Carbohydrate: 4 g, Dietary Fiber: 1-1/2 g, Fat: 4 g, Cholesterol: 10 mg, Sodium: 61 mg. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 Vegetable, 1 Fat.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on August 12, 2012

      55

      This recipe is very healthy. Low calorie and so tasty. The only difference I made was to use dried lavender instead of thyme. It goes well with the carrots and zucchini. Thanks FloridaNative :) Made for ZWT8 for Diners, Winers and Chives

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    Nutritional Facts for Zucchini and Carrots With Fresh Herbs

    Serving Size: 1 (158 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 65.5
     
    Calories from Fat 38
    59%
    Total Fat 4.3 g
    6%
    Saturated Fat 2.5 g
    12%
    Cholesterol 10.1 mg
    3%
    Sodium 73.5 mg
    3%
    Total Carbohydrate 6.2 g
    2%
    Dietary Fiber 1.9 g
    7%
    Sugars 4.2 g
    17%
    Protein 1.8 g
    3%

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