Festive Veggie and Hass Avocado Sauté Recipe

Serves: 4

Ingredients:

1 1/2 Tbsp. avocado or olive oil

2 tsp. Garlic (minced)

 1/2 large shallot (minced)

 1/2 Tbsp. fresh thyme leaves

3 cut zucchini (lengthwise, sliced 1/4 inch thick)

1/2 red bell pepper (sliced into 1 inch squares)

1 Tbsp. grated lemon peel

1 1/2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice

1 ripe, Fresh Hass Avocado (Seeded, peeled and sliced into chunks)

Method:

1. Heat oil over medium-high heat in a large skillet. Sauté garlic, shallot and thyme, for 3 minutes.

2. Mix sliced zucchini, bell pepper and lemon peel well. Cook for 2 minutes and cover the pan and lower the heat and cook for another 3 minutes.

3. Combine the lemon juice and avocado in a small bowl and add the mixture won the skillet and stir in gently and cook for 2 minutes.  Allow the flavors to blend.

Nutrition per serving:

calories 117, total fat 10 g, saturated fat 1.3 g, sodium 1.4 mg, protein 1.7 g.