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Stir-Fried Zucchini Recipe

Diabetic Friendly Recipe

Stir Fried Zucchini because deep frying is not smart. Enjoy this version without the health threats of deep fried.

Stir fried zucchini still hot in the pan

Recipe Ingredients

1 tablespoon corn oil
1 pound zucchini, cut into 1-1/2 to 2-inch strips
1 medium sweet onion, peeled and cut in thin wedges
1/2 teaspoon grated fresh ginger root
1 tablespoon sesame seeds
1 tablespoon light soy sauce
1-1/2 teaspoons dark roasted sesame oil

zucchini

Recipe Directions

Heat the canola or corn oil in a large non-stick skillet over medium heat.

Add the zucchini, onion, and gingerroot. Stir-fry about five to eight minutes.

Sprinkle with sesame seeds, soy sauce, and sesame oil. Toss to blend.

Nutrition Nibbles

Nutritionally, zucchinis are rich in valuable antioxidants. Plus contain beta-carotene, vitamin C, folic acid and calcium. Zucchini squash is also a good source of fiber (4 grams per cup). An adult should get about 30 grams of fiber per day in their diet. One cup of zucchini has nearly as much potassium as a banana. Plus it contains the valuable mineral nutrient phosphorus.

Nutrition Information

Recipe makes 4 servings
Serving size: 3/4 cup
Calories: 90; Fat: >6g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 155mg; Carbohydrates: 8g; Protein: 2g; Fiber: 2g;

Exchanges:  1 Vegetable, 1-1/2 Fat

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