Pine Nut Gremolata is the perfect topping to garnish this baked vegetable dish. This vibrant Italian condiment traditionally accompanies braised veal shank, but cuts through the flavor of this vegetarian side dish brilliantly.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Recipe Summary

active:
30 mins
total:
1 hr 30 mins
Servings:
6
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Ingredients

Tomato Sauce
Baked Vegetables
Pine Nut Gremolata

Directions

Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit. In a blender combine roasted red sweet peppers, tomato sauce, garlic, Italian seasoning and crushed red pepper. Cover and blend until smooth. Spread sauce in a 2-quart rectangular baking dish.

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  • Cut tomatoes, squash, and zucchini into 1/4-inch slices. Using a spoon, remove seeds from squash slices. Alternately layer tomato, squash and zucchini slices in two lengthwise rows over sauce in baking dish, standing slices slightly upright.

  • Bake, covered, 45 to 50 minutes or just until vegetables are tender. Cool slightly.

  • Meanwhile, for gremolata, in a small bowl combine basil, feta cheese, pine nuts and lemon zest. Sprinkle vegetables with gremolata and serve.

Nutrition Facts

109 calories; protein 4.9g 10% DV; carbohydrates 12.8g 4% DV; dietary fiber 3.9g 16% DV; sugars 8.3g; fat 5.2g 8% DV; saturated fat 0.9g 4% DV; cholesterol 2.3mg 1% DV; vitamin a iu 1904.8IU 38% DV; vitamin c 55.9mg 93% DV; folate 48.8mcg 12% DV; calcium 57.8mg 6% DV; iron 1.4mg 8% DV; magnesium 54.8mg 20% DV; potassium 645.9mg 18% DV; sodium 206.3mg 8% DV.