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Pan-Fried Zucchini and Yellow Squash With Cumin

Pan-Fried Zucchini and Yellow Squash With Cumin
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Prep: 10 minutes | Cook: 10 minutes | Total Time: 20 minutes
  • 2 tablespoons
    vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons
    cumin seeds
  • 1 large
    zucchini, diced
  • 1 small
    yellow squash, diced
  • 1/2 teaspoon
    ground turmeric
  • 1/2 teaspoon
    red chile flakes
  • 1/2 tablespoon
    fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 
    organic red bell pepper, seeded and diced
    fresh cilantro leaves for garnish
    table salt
  1. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the cumin seeds. When the seeds begin to sizzle, add the zucchini, squash, and bell pepper.
  2. Fry the vegetables over high heat until they soften and begin to brown, 8 to 9 minutes.
  3. Add the turmeric and chile flakes and cook for another minute, until the spices are well mixed with the vegetables. Stir in salt to taste.
  4. Serve hot, sprinkled with lemon juice and garnished with cilantro.
Nutritional Information

Makes: 2 servings
  • Calories156
  • Carbohydrates7.8 g
    • Dietary fiber2.5 g
  • Cholesterol0 mg
  • Fat13.9 g
    • Saturated fat1.0 g
  • Sodium146 mg
  • Protein3 g
* Nutritional Guidelines based on the USDA's MyPlate Standards.
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