Italian Vegetable Bake
This colorful low-sodium cholesterol-free vegetable baked dish is prepared without any added fat.
||can (28 oz) whole tomatoes|
||fresh green beans, sliced|
||fresh okra, cut into 1/2-inch pieces or|
3/4 C 1/2 10-oz pkg frozen okra
||finely chopped green pepper|
||chopped fresh basil, or 1 tsp dried basil, crushed|
||chopped fresh oregano leaves, or 1/2 tsp dried oregano, crushed|
||(7-inch long) zucchini, cut into 1-inch cubes|
||eggplant, pared and, cut into 1-inch cubes|
||grated parmesan cheese|
- Drain and coarsely chop tomatoes. Save liquid. Mix together tomatoes and reserved liquid, onion, green beans, okra, green pepper, lemon juice, and herbs. Cover and bake at 325º F for 15 minutes.
- Mix in zucchini and eggplant and continue baking, covered, 60-70 more minutes or until vegetables are tender. Stir occasionally.
- Sprinkle top with parmesan cheese just before serving.
Yield: 18 servings--Serving Size: 1/2 cup
Each serving provides:
Total fat: less than 1 g
Saturated fat: less than 1 g
Cholesterol: less than 1 mg
Sodium: 86 mg
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|Source: NHLBI - LDL lowering cholesterol diet|