Zucchini Stir-fry

Source: Food Hero

Serving size: 1/2 cup

Servings per recipe: 8

Who needs takeout when you can make stir-fry at home?

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Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 cups chopped zucchini
  • 2 cups chopped green or red bell peppers
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

Materials

Saucepan or skillet, measuring cups and spoons, mixing utensil, heat source, bowl,cutting board, knife

Instructions

1) Heat the oil in a large skillet. Add the chopped zucchini, peppers and onions to skillet, and stir.

2) Cook over medium high heat until the veggies are lightly brown, about 4 to 6 minutes. Stir a few times while cooking.

3) Season vegetables with soy sauce and garlic powder. Stir and cook for 2 minutes.

4) Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.

Notes

Use fresh minced garlic cloves instead of dried garlic for a flavor boost!

More About Zucchini

How to Select

Look for zucchini with a slightly prickly, but shiny skin. The skin should be firm and free of cuts and bruises.

How to Store

Store zucchini in a plastic bag in the refrigerator for 4 to 5 days. Do not wash it until you are ready to use it. Cooked zucchini can be stored in the refrigerator as well, but should be used with in 2 days.

How to Prepare

Rinse in cold water. Trim tops and bottoms. Add to salads, or have as a snack with dip. Steam, microwave or boil until tender, bake, roast, stir-fry, or sauté. Add to pasta and rice dishes, soups and stews, and casseroles.