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Citrus Vegetables

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Citrus Vegetables
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  • Makes: 4 servings

Put a new twist on classic mixed vegetables with a splash of lime juice, some olive oil, and fresh oregano.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons lime juice (fresh)
  • 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano (fresh, chopped)
  • 4 cups mixed vegetables, sliced and steamed (such as zucchini, corn, and tomatoes)

Directions

1. Slice vegetables and steam in a small amount of water.

2. Drain, and place in a bowl to cool.

3. Mix lime juice with oil. Add oregano and combine.

4. Pour lime juice mixture over cool vegetables and mix well.

5. Serve.

Source: National Cancer Institute (NCI), 5-A-Day Web site

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/4 of recipe (192g)
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 135
Total Fat 2 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 64 mg
Carbohydrates 24 g
Dietary Fiber 8 g
Total Sugars 6 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 5 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 49 mg
Iron 2 mg
Potassium 316 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 135
Total Fat 2 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g
Linoleic Acid 0 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 0 mg
Carbohydrates 24 g
Dietary Fiber 8 g
Total Sugars 6 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 5 g
Minerals
Calcium 49 mg
Potassium 316 mg
Sodium 64 mg
Copper 154 mcg
Iron 2 mg
Magnesium 41 mg
Phosphorus 94 mg
Selenium 1 mcg
Zinc 1 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 388 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 8 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 44 mcg
Folate 36 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0 mg
Riboflavin 0 mg
Niacin 2 mg
Choline 44 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

MyPlate Food Groups
Vegetables
1 cup

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