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Mixed vegetables with light citrus sauce

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 12 minutes

2 cups fresh vegetables, cut into small pieces
4 cups water
2 tablespoons light margarine
1 tablespoon unsweetened orange juice
1 teaspoon lemon zest

Choose a mix of two or more fresh vegetables such as carrots, green beans, cauliflower, peas, red pepper, broccoli, and asparagus (or use plain frozen mixed vegetables, if desired). Bring 4 cups of water to a boil in a small saucepan over medium-high heat. Add vegetables and cook to desired tenderness (about 2–3 minutes for firm vegetables). In a small saucepan, melt light margarine, add orange juice and lemon zest, and remove from heat. Drain vegetables and place in serving dish. Drizzle sauce over vegetables, mix, and serve.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving:
  Calories: 78
  Carbohydrate: 12 g
  Protein: 3 g
  Fat: 2 g
  Saturated fat: 0 g
  Cholesterol: 0 mg
  Sodium: 213 mg
  Fiber: 4 g
 
Exchanges per serving: 2 vegetables
Carbohydrate choices: 1

 

  

2013-09-12

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