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Recipes for Diabetes - University of Illinois Extension


1 pound small zucchini, washed
2 tablespoons olive oil 
1 cup chopped red onion
1 tablespoon lemon juice
¾ cup chopped cilantro


  1. Slice zucchini, then half or quarter slices. Steam 3 to 4 minutes.
  2. Combine cilantro, onion, and zucchini in a medium bowl.
  3. Combine oil and juice, pour over vegetable mixture. Toss gently.
Total time: 15 minutes
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Nutrition Facts
Servings per Recipe: 4 1-cup servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 107 Calories from Fat 63
Total Fat 7 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 12 mg
Carbohydrate 7 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Protein 4 g
Exchange 1 vegetable, 1 fat
Carbohydrate Units 0.5

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