Crunchy Zucchini and Tomato

Crunchy Zucchini and Tomato

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From: Diabetic Living Magazine

Zucchini and tomato slices are sprinkled with a tasty panko bread crumb mixture, and then broiled until crisp. This side dish is quick to make and pairs well with any protein.

Ingredients 4 servings

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  • 1 medium zucchini, trimmed and cut lengthwise into 4 slices
  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 1 large tomato, cut into 4 slices
  • ¼ teaspoon dried Italian seasoning, crushed
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ⅓ cup panko (Japanese-style bread crumbs)
  • ¼ cup finely shredded Parmesan cheese (1 ounce)
  • 1 clove garlic, minced

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  1. Preheat broiler. Coat both sides of zucchini slices with cooking spray. Sprinkle zucchini and tomato slices with Italian seasoning and pepper.
  2. Place zucchini slices on the unheated rack of a foil-lined broiler pan. Broil 4 to 5 inches from the heat about 8 minutes or until crisp-tender, turning once halfway through broiling.
  3. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine bread crumbs, cheese and garlic. Place tomato slices on broiler pan next to zucchini slices. Sprinkle tops of vegetable slices with bread crumb mixture. Broil for 1 to 2 minutes more or until topping is golden.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 1 slice zucchini and 1 slice tomato
  • Per serving: 54 calories; 2 g fat(1 g sat); 1 g fiber; 7 g carbohydrates; 3 g protein; 4 mg cholesterol; 2 g sugars; 105 mg sodium;
  • Carbohydrate Servings: ½
  • Exchanges: 1 vegetable, ½ lean protein

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