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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.

Yield: 4 servings
Serving size: 1/2 cup

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


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