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Ratatouille

This is another great side dish for the holidays. It’s packed with vegetables and is relatively low in calories.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 cup

  • Calories 70
  • Carbohydrate 11 g
  • Protein 2 g
  • Fat 2.5 g
  • Saturated Fat 0.4 g
  • Sugar 5 g
  • Dietary Fiber 5 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Sodium 60 mg
  • Potassium 480 mg

This Recipe Serves 6

Ingredients

1 tablespoon olive oil
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 medium eggplant, cubed
2 small zucchini, sliced
1 green bell pepper, chopped
1 cup canned crushed tomatoes
½ teaspoon salt (optional)
¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add garlic and sauté 30 seconds. 
  2. Add remaining ingredients and cook 10-15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are tender.

From Healthy Calendar Diabetic Cooking, 2nd Edition by Lara Rondinelli-Hamilton, RD, LDN, CDE, and Chef Jennifer Bucko Lamplough

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