Side Dishes

Dan's Grilled Zucchini

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If you have a garden, summer means zucchini. There is a lot you can do with these green wonders. Besides making bread you can stuff ’em, fry ’em and shred them into noodles. But my brother Dan grills these zucchini spears into a great side dish. You have to try this!

6
Zucchini
1 cube butter
1/2 t garlic powder
1 t season salt, like Lawry’s
1 T grated Parmesan Cheese
Heat grill to 350 degrees. Cut zucchini into spears, either 1/4 or 1/6 depending on the size. with a sharp knife, cross-cut through the flesh. Melt butter and add garlic, season salt and cheese. Place...
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Nutritions

Calories
281

Sodium
308mg
12% DV

Fat
29g
44% DV

Protein
1g
2% DV

Carbs
0.3g
0% DV

Fiber
0.4g
1% DV

Not just your average chicken quesadilla recipe! Stuffed with sweet corn, zesty black beans, and sauteed peppers and onions, the cheesy, flavorful, Mexican-inspired meal is a family-friendly dinner for any night of the week. Garnish each plate with sour cream, salsa, guacamole, or pickled red onions, and serve the quesadillas with a side of tortilla chips, pico de gallo, and summer corn salad. It's a fast, fresh, and tasty supper!

1 T olive oil
1/2 sweet onion
1/2 red bell pepper
1 clove garlic
1 c cooked, chopped chicken
15.5 oz can black beans
1 c corn
3/4 t kosher salt
1/4 t cumin
1/4 t chili powder
1/4 t smoked paprika
ground black pepper ( to taste )
2 T chopped fresh parsley or cilantro
8 flour tortillas
1 c grated Monterey Jack cheese
1 c grated cheddar cheese
4
  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the onion, bell pepper, and garlic; cook until lightly browned, about 1-2 minutes.
  • Reduce the heat to medium-low. Add the...
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Nutritions

Calories
1815

Sodium
2358mg
98% DV

Fat
130g
201% DV

Protein
56g
112% DV

Carbs
90g
30% DV

Fiber
18g
75% DV