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Zucchini and Carrots with Fresh Herbs

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Contributed by Healthy Recipes for Diabetic Friends Y-Group

  • From: The Complete Idiot's Guide to Terrific Diabetic Meals
  • Yield: 6 servings

Ingredients Edit

Directions Edit

  1. Place a steamer basket in ½ inch of water in a saucepan (water should not touch the bottom of the basket).
  2. Place carrots in the basket.
  3. Cover tightly and heat to boiling.
  4. Reduce heat and steam carrots 5 minutes.
  5. Add zucchini and steam 4 to 6 minutes or until carrots and zucchini are crisp-tender.
  6. Melt butter in a 12-inch skillet over medium heat.
  7. Stir in carrots, zucchini, thyme, dill, lemon juice, salt, and pepper.
  8. Cook uncovered, stirring gently for 2 to 3 minutes, or until hot.

Nutritional information Edit

Per ¾ cup serving:

  • Glycemic Index: 22
  • Glycemic Load: 1
  • 55 Calories | 2g Protein | 4g Carbs | 1½ g Dietary Fiber | 4g Fat | 10mg Cholesterol | 61mg Sodium
  • Diabetic Exchanges: 1 Vegetable | 1 Fat

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