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Colorful Vegetables

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Ingredients
  Carrot 1 , peeled
  Yellow squash 1
  Zucchini 1
  Red bell pepper 1
  Green bell pepper 1
  Onion 1 , sliced
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), chopped
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Chopped fresh basil/Thyme /oregano 1 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Freshly ground pepper To Taste
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat oven to temperature of 350 degrees.
2) Slice the squash, carrot and zucchini into ½-inch julienne sticks that are 2-inches long.
3) Seed the bell pepper and cut it into sticks that are the same size as that of the other vegetables.

MAKING
4) In boiling water, blanch the carrot strips for about 5 minutes. Bring the water back to a boil and boil for about 3 minutes.
5) Mix together the squash, carrots, zucchini, red and green pepper, garlic and onion on a large sheet of aluminum foil in 2 layers.
6) Dot the mixture with oil and sprinkle the herbs all over.
7) Fold the foil over and seal it.
8) Put the foil envelope on a baking sheet.
9) Bake in the preheated oven till the vegetables are cooked. They should be tender but crisp. This takes about 25 minutes of baking.

SERVING
10) Unwrap the foil envelope, place the hot vegetables on a decorative serving platter and serve while still fresh and piping hot. The dish is an excellent side dish.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 553 Calories from Fat 145

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 19 g29.5%

Saturated Fat 2.4 g11.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 468 mg19.5%

Total Carbohydrates 86 g28.5%

Dietary Fiber 25.8 g103.1%

Sugars 48.5 g

Protein 25 g49.2%

Vitamin A 318.1% Vitamin C 560.2%

Calcium 15.5% Iron 18.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Colorful Vegetables Recipe