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Colorful Pepper and Zucchini Saute

Tossing vegetables into a hot pan with oil and stirring until they become deliciously tender is one of the easiest ways to make dinner in a fast, healthy way. Bright colored vegetables are always a pleasure to receive at the table and they are more likely

Tossing vegetables into a hot pan with oil and stirring until they become deliciously tender is one of the easiest ways to make dinner in a fast, healthy way. Bright colored vegetables are always a pleasure to receive at the table and they are more likely to get your kids' attention so they want to eat good-for-them foods, too.
Tossing vegetables into a hot pan with oil and stirring until they become deliciously tender is one of the easiest ways to make dinner in a fast, healthy way. Bright colored vegetables are always a pleasure to receive at the table and they are more likely to get your kids' attention so they want to eat good-for-them foods, too.

Colorful Pepper and Zucchini Saute

Serves 6

Ingredients:

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil

  • 2 small leeks, sliced (white and light green parts only)

  • 1 orange bell pepper, seeded, cut into strips

  • 1 red bell pepper, seeded, cut into strips

  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper

  • 2 zucchini, ends trimmed, diced

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh tarragon

  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley

  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves


Directions:

  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat.

  2. Add leeks and peppers. Season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring often, until vegetables soften.

  3. Add zucchini and continue to cook, stirring often, until zucchini softens.

  4. Add garlic and herbs. Cook, stirring, for 1 minute.

  5. Serve hot.


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