Zucchini "N" Carrots for Two


Total prep time: 15 min.

1 small Zucchini, halved lengthwise and cut into 1/2-inch slices
1/8 teaspoon Dried marjoram
1/8 teaspoon Dried thyme
1/8 teaspoon Dried chervil
1/8 teaspoon Salt
1/8 teaspoon Pepper
2 teaspoons Reduced-fat butter
1 cup Baby carrots
1/4 cup Water

In a nonstick skillet, cook the zucchini and seasonings in butter over medium heat for 8 minutes or until zucchini is tender.

Meanwhile, place the carrots and water in a 1-quart microwave-safe dish.  Cover and microwave on high for 1-2 minutes or until carrots are tender, stirring once; drain.  Stir carrots into zucchini mixture.

Yield:  2 servings

Nutritional analysis:
One serving: 3/4 cup equals 52 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 7 mg cholesterol, 203 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 2 g protein.

Diabetic exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat

Creative Cooking by Lydia
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