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Cabbage with Zucchini and Sesame Seeds

Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 cup)
The flavors of the soy sauce, chile paste, and sesame seeds make this a good side for an Asian-inspired meal.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 3 cups finely chopped zucchini
  • 6 cups thinly sliced Savoy cabbage (about 1 1/2 pounds)
  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar
  • 1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon chile paste with garlic
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint (optional)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 75
  • caloriesfromfat 30 %
  • fat 2.5 g
  • satfat 0.4 g
  • monofat 1.3 g
  • polyfat 0.7 g
  • protein 4.4 g
  • carbohydrate 10.9 g
  • fiber 1.4 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 1.5 mg
  • sodium 535 mg
  • calcium 76 mg

How to Make It

  1. Toast sesame seeds in a large skillet over medium heat 3 minutes or until lightly browned, shaking the pan frequently. Remove from pan.

  2. Heat oil in pan over medium-high heat. Add zucchini; cook 3 minutes or until tender, stirring frequently. Add cabbage and next 4 ingredients (cabbage through pepper). Cover, reduce heat to medium, and cook 6 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; stir in sesame seeds and mint, if desired. Serve immediately.