A simple lemony-mustard marinade is all these vegetables need to showcase their amazing flavor. Be careful not to overcook delicate baby vegetables--they lose their lovely colors and fresh flavors.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • For dressing, combine water, oil, lemon peel, lemon juice, mustard, basil, and garlic in a screw-top jar. Set aside.

  • Cook carrots, zucchini, and/or pattypan squash in a small amount of water, covered, in a large saucepan for 3 minutes. Add sugar snap peas and/or yellow beans; cook for 2 to 3 minutes more or until the vegetables are crisp-tender. Drain; rinse the vegetables with cold water. Drain again.

  • Combine the cooked vegetables, tomatoes, and salad dressing in a large bowl, tossing gently to coat. Cover and chill for at least 2 hours or overnight before serving. If desired, garnish with oregano.

Nutrition Facts

57 calories; protein 2.1g 4% DV; carbohydrates 9g 3% DV; dietary fiber 2.7g 11% DV; sugars 5g; fat 2g 3% DV; saturated fat 0.3g 1% DV; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu 5123.1IU 103% DV; vitamin c 19.1mg 32% DV; folate 32mcg 8% DV; calcium 38.7mg 4% DV; iron 0.6mg 3% DV; magnesium 19.3mg 7% DV; potassium 342.7mg 10% DV; sodium 190.1mg 8% DV.