Diabetic Cooking

Sides

Side dish summer squash

Preparation time: 10 minutes. Cooking time: approximately 7 minutes.
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Ingredients

  • Cooking spray
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 4 small yellow squash (approximately 5 inches long), quartered and sliced 1/4-inch thick (about 2 cups total)
  • 2 medium zucchini (approximately 6-7 inches long), quartered and sliced 1/4-inch thick (about 2 cups total)
  • 1 cup thinly sliced onion, separated into rings
  • 3/4 teaspoon parslied garlic salt

Directions

Coat a cool, nonstick wok with cooking spray. Preheat wok, then add oil. When the oil is hot, add yellow squash, zucchini, and onion. Cook, stirring constantly, for 4-5 minutes, or until the squash is crisp-tender. Sprinkle with parslied garlic salt and toss to coat. Serve immediately.

Yield: 3 1/2 cups. Serving size: 1/2 cup.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 33, Carbohydrates: 5 g, Protein: 1 g, Fat: 1 g, Saturated Fat: <1 g, Sodium: 222 mg, Fiber: 1 g

Exchanges per serving: 1 vegetable. Carbohydrate choices: 1/2.


This recipe was developed by Tami Ross, a Diabetes Nutrition Specialist and Certified Diabetes Educator in Lexington, Kentucky.