You can use any vegetable that is fresh and lovely in this dish. That's the fun of it. Make it over and over again swapping in and out vegetables and your family will never get bored with it.
|Ingredients for a Summer Vegetable Medley|
Summer Vegetable Medley
- 2 yellow summer squash
- 1 jalapeno pepper
- 1 small onion
- 1 red bell pepper
- 1/2 pound sugar snap peas
- 1/2 pound button mushrooms
- 2 Tablespoons fresh basil, chopped
- 2 Tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
- 2 Tablespoons olive oil
- salt and pepper to taste
- Parmesan cheese, optional
Wash and cut your vegetables into chunks and slices, however you like them. Place them attractively on a platter and set aside. Watch your family walk by and pick at the platter. Smile.
|Prepare the Vegetables|
|Cook the Aromatic Vegetables|
Move your aromatic vegetables to one side of the pan and add the squash and sugar snap peas. Cook for 5-10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
|Add the Squash and Sugar Snap Peas|
Add more salt and pepper to taste and about half of the chopped basil and parsley. Remove from the heat when the vegetables are tender, but still crisp. Sprinkle the remaining parsley and basil over the vegetables. Grate little grated Parmesan cheese on top.
|Enjoy Your Summer Vegetable Medley|
Serve and enjoy. This is the perfect summer vegetable side dish.
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