Autumn stir-fry of vegetables

Yield: 8 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1½ pounds Brussel sprouts; trimmed & halved
4 \N Carrots; sliced on diagonal
3 tablespoons Olive oil
2 \N Red bell pepper; cut in 1/4\" strips
3 \N Bulbs fennel; * see note
6 \N Cloves garlic; minced
\N \N Grated zest of 1 lemon
2 tablespoons Fresh lemon juice
\N \N Salt and pepper

* trim fennel, cut in half, core and cut into ½" thick strips.

Cook the brussel sprouts and carrots in a large pot of boiling water until nearly tender, about 7 minutes. Rinse and quickly cool under cold running water. Drain well and pat dry.

Heat oil in a large skillet or wok over medium-high heat. Add bell pepper, fennel, and garlic and stir fry until crsip-tender, 3-5 minutes. Add brussel sprouts, carrots, lemon zest and lemon juice; stir fry 5 minutes longer. Season with salt and pepper.

Per serving: 108 Calories; 5g Fat (41% calories from fat); 4g Protein; 14g Carbohydrate; 0mg Cholesterol; 43mg Sodium NOTES : Very colorful and visually appealing; a nice, light side dish with heavier meals, such as Thanksgiving dinner. Substitute sliced yellow summer squash if fennel isn't used.

Recipe by: Good Food, Nov 1987

Posted to MC-Recipe Digest V1 #856 by shade <liveoak@...> on Oct 21, 1997

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