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Mixed Veggies in Caramelized Onion

This Mediterranean summer vegetables side dish is light, healthy and just unforgettable. It’s perfect to be served with grilled fish, grilled meat or with feta cheese as vegetarian main course.
  Extra virgin olive oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Onion 1 , peeled and sliced to half moons
  Bell peppers 2 , diced fairly large (Any Color)
  Baby carrots 1 Large, sliced
  Zucchini 3 Small, sliced
  Water 4 Tablespoon
  Fresh oregano/1 teaspoon dry oregano 2 Tablespoon
  Juice of lemon 1
  Zest of lemon 1
  Olives 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Mint leaves 2 Tablespoon

Preheat nonstick skillet to medium high heat.
Add olive oil and onion. Caramelize until it starts to get color on one side, it will take 4-6 minutes.
Add the rest of vegetables, oregano, lemon zest and continue to caramelize mixing occasionally for 8-10 minutes, or until they start to caramelize.
When you see first caramelization signs add 2 tablespoons of water and let the vegetables soften a bit. If they not soft enough add a little more water.
Now add olives, lemon juice, salt and pepper and continue to cook for another minute.
Transfer to a platter and add mint leaves on top.
Serve warm or cold.

Recipe Summary

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Side Dish
Stir Fried
A colorful veggie delight. This video shows the perfect recipe for a super easy and delicious vegetable side dish. Made with zucchini, bell peppers and olives with caramelized onion. This is a great dish which completes the veggie in take in a diet. Serve it with grilled fish or chicken and get a yummy tasting side dish.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 197 Calories from Fat 140

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 15 g23.1%

Saturated Fat 1.1 g5.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 223.5 mg9.3%

Total Carbohydrates 14 g4.8%

Dietary Fiber 4.6 g18.3%

Sugars 5.8 g

Protein 3 g5.8%

Vitamin A 26.4% Vitamin C 158.2%

Calcium 6.8% Iron 8.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Mixed Veggies In Caramelized Onion Recipe Video