Zucchini Veggie Melange

Zucchini Veggie Melange Recipe

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Sharon Colyer


Came across this recipe in Better Homes and Gardens magazine from January 1980. This recipe is so easy! I added a couple of optional additions.

Cooking of optional rice, is done ahead, and is not counted in cooking time. If using instant rice, you could do it, while prepping vegetables.


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  • 1 Tbsp
    vegetable oil
  • 1 medium
    onion, sliced
  • 2 clove
    garlic, crushed
  • 3 medium
    zucchini, sliced
  • 1 large
    bell pepper, of any color, seeded and sliced
  • 3
    ripe tomatoes, peeled and quartered or 1 can (16 oz.) of tomatoes
  • 1/2 tsp
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    *1- 2 cups cooked rice, any kind (optional)
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    *if you would like any liquid, in this dish, add some vegetable broth or tomato juice

How to Make Zucchini Veggie Melange


  1. If using rice, cook ahead of time, remove from heat, and leave covered, so as not to dry out rice. If using instant rice, you could do it, while prepping vegetables.
  2. Heat oil in medium skillet. Add onion and garlic, and sauté for 5 mins. Add remaining ingredients including liquid, if using; cover, and simmer for 15 minutes. Add cooked rice; add more liquid, if needed, if you are using a liquid. Cook 5 minutes more, or until vegetables are tender.
  3. Makes 4 servings. Each serving about 80 calories, without rice and broth or juice.

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About Zucchini Veggie Melange

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy

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