Mint Zucchini

Mint Zucchini

A nice side dish, that can be converted to a pasta sauce, simply by tossing it with pasta and sprinkling with grated parmesan cheese.

4 servings
Preparation 10 min
Cooking 20 min

80 calories per serving 


Ingredients

2 tbsp olive oil   30 mL
1 onions, finely chopped   200 g
4 zucchini, cut into 1 cm pieces   500 g
1 clove garlic, finely chopped    
1/3 cup chicken broth   85 mL
2 tbsp fresh mint, finely chopped   7 g
1 pinch salt [optional]   0.1 g
  ground pepper to taste    

Method

  1. Heat the oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add the onion and zucchini and cook, stirring occasionally, until the zucchini are softened and coloured, about 8-10 min. Add a sprinkling of salt, stir in the the garlic and sauté 1 min with stirring.
  2. Turn the heat to 'low' and add the broth. Cover and cook over low heat until the zucchini is very tender, 5-10 more minutes.
  3. Stir in the herbs, adjust the seasoning then serve.

Nutrition Facts Table

Nutrition Facts

per 1 serving (170g)

Amount

% DV*

* DV = Daily Value

Calories

80

Fat

5 g

8 %

Saturated 0.5 g
+ Trans 0 g

3 %

Cholesterol

0 mg

Sodium

5 mg

0 %

Carbohydrate

10 g

3 %

Fibre

2 g

10 %

Sugars

4 g

Protein

1 g

Vitamin A

25 %

Vitamin C

15 %

Calcium

2 %

Iron

4 %

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Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to:

Vegetables and Fruit: serving
Grain Products: 0 serving
Milk and Alternatives: 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives: 0 serving

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Claims

Free :
Added Sugar, Cholesterol, Trans Fat
Low :
Saturated Fat, Sodium
Source of :
Copper, Fibre, Folacin, Magnesium, Manganese, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Vitamin K
Good source of :
Potassium
Excellent source of :
Vitamin A
Diet-related health claims :
Artery-healthy, Heart-healthy

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This recipe is in the following categories: Vegetables | Side dishes | Artery-healthy | Diabetes-friendly | Halal | Heart-healthy | Kosher | Low Cholesterol | Low Saturated Fat | Low Sodium | Middle Eastern

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