- 4-5 cups chopped zucchini
- 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil, loosely packed
- 1/3 cup fat free or reduced fat Italian dressing (or use Heart In Motion’s Italian Dressing Recipe)
- 1/8 cup slivered almonds
- 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
Heat a large, nonstick pan on the stove to medium/high heat. Add olive oil and zucchini. Salt and pepper zucchini to preference. Saute´ about 5 minutes, then add basil and finish cooking until zucchini has almost reached your desired level of doneness. Add Italian dressing and allow to simmer 3-4 minutes to thicken the dressing to create a sauce. Top with Parmesan cheese and slivered almonds, and serve.
Recipe makes approximately 6 servings. Each serving contains 78 calories, 5.3 grams of fat, 1.3 grams of saturated fat, 4.1 mg cholesterol, 5.3 grams of carb, 1.8 grams of fiber, 4.9 grams of sugar, and 4 grams of protein.