Sautéed Italian-Style Vegetables

Sautéed Italian-Style Vegetables
Staff Writer
Cindy’s Table

Sautéed vegetables are the perfect side dish for any seasonal meal. I love serving this dish with a grilled steak or seafood.

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4
Servings
81
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Notes

Note: You can turn this side dish into a main course by adding cooked pasta or spaghetti squash. Just toss in vegetables and enjoy!

Ingredients

  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 medium zucchini, chopped
  • 1 medium yellow squash, chopped
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 Teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 Teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1 Teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1 Teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 Teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 Teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional)
  • One 15-ounce can San Marzano whole tomatoes or diced tomatoes, with juices

Directions

Heat the olive oil in a large sauté pan, over medium-high heat. Add the zucchini, peppers, onion, and garlic.

Season with salt and pepper and toss. Next add in the parsley, basil, thyme, and, if using, the red pepper flakes. Cover and let the vegetables cook for 5 minutes.

Add in one can of tomatoes and bring to a boil. If using whole tomatoes, break apart using a wooden spoon. Lower to a simmer and cook until the tomato juices reduce.

Taste for additional seasonings, serve with your favorite main course.

 

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
8g
11%
Saturated Fat
7g
29%
Cholesterol
1mg
0%
Carbohydrate, by difference
2g
2%
Protein
1g
2%
Vitamin A, RAE
3µg
0%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
2mg
3%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
49µg
54%
Calcium, Ca
54mg
5%
Choline, total
2mg
0%
Fiber, total dietary
1g
4%
Folate, total
8µg
2%
Iron, Fe
2mg
11%
Magnesium, Mg
15mg
5%
Phosphorus, P
12mg
2%
Sodium, Na
28mg
2%
Water
1g
0%

Italian Shopping Tip

Italian food is about simplicity and letting the ingredients shine. So make sure you get ingredients that are great quality and flavor. Farmers markets and specialty stores will have great produce and products. Just be sure to have some great olive oil.

Italian Cooking Tip

Unlike other highly regarded cuisines, Italian cooking is usually simple to make with many dishes having only 4 to 8 ingredients. Italian cooks rely chiefly on the quality of the ingredients rather than on elaborate preparation.