Provencal Vegetables

Recipe courtesy of Harvard University Dining Services

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  • 1 medium zucchini
  • 1 medium yellow squash
  • 1 large carrot
  • 1 cup small broccoli florets
  • 1 small- or medium-sized red pepper
  • 1 heaping tablespoon chopped fresh basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Juice from ½ lemon
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Cut all vegetables—except the broccoli—into matchsticks. Warm 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a sauté pan over medium heat. Add all the vegetables to the pan and sauté until almost tender. Drizzle with the remaining 1 tablespoon of olive oil and sprinkle the oregano over the vegetables; toss to coat.

When vegetables are tender—don’t overcook or they will get soggy—turn off the heat, pour the lemon juice evenly over the vegetables, and lightly toss. Season with salt and pepper and serve immediately.

Nutritional information per serving (1/4 of recipe):

Calories: 70 ⁄ Protein: 2 g ⁄ Carbohydrate: 8 g ⁄ Fiber: 2 g ⁄ Sodium: 25 mg* Saturated fat: 0.5 g ⁄ Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g ⁄ Monounsaturated fat: 2.5 g ⁄ Trans fat: 0 g ⁄ Cholesterol: 0 mg

*with no salt; with a dash of salt in the entire recipe, 60 mg; with ¼ teaspoon salt in the entire recipe, 170 mg

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