Skillet Zucchini and Mushrooms

Skillet Zucchini and Mushrooms
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While eaten as a vegetable, mushrooms are fungi. Their unique nutrient composition provides B vitamins similar to that of grains, beans and meats.

Zucchini and Mushrooms
Yield: 6 servings

Ingredients:

  • 1 Tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 green pepper, scrubbed with clean vegetable brush under running water and chopped
  • 1 onion, scrubbed with clean vegetable brush under running water and chopped
  • 3 zucchini, gently rubbed under cold running water and sliced
  • 1/2 pound fresh mushrooms, gently rubbed under cold running water and sliced or 1 (6.5 ounce) can mushrooms, drained
  • 1/2 cup Mozzarella cheese, shredded

Directions:

  1. Wash hands with soap and water. In a large skillet, heat oil. Saute green pepper and onion.
  2. Add zucchini, cover and cook until tender.
  3. Add mushrooms and heat through.
  4. Spoon into a 2-quart baking dish. Sprinkle with cheese. Cover and let stand for 5 minutes or until cheese is melted. Serve hot.

Nutrition Information:

  • Serving Size (1/6 of recipe):
  • Calories 70
  • Total Fat 4g
  • Saturated Fat 1g
  • Cholesterol 5mg
  • Sodium 60mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 5g
  • Fiber 1g
  • Total Sugars 3g
  • Protein 4g
  • Vitamin A 2%
  • Vitamin C 45%
  • Calcium 8%
  • Iron 2%