Braised Vegetables with Lemon

Author: Recipes_kw
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Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Side Dishes
Cuisine American
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 145.77 kcal


  • Stove


  • 2 tbsp lemon zest wash with baking soda to remove any pestisides before
  • 2 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup parsley chopped
  • 2 leaves bay
  • 2 tbsp thyme fresh
  • 1 1/2 cups carrot peeled, cut 1' long
  • 1 cup red bell pepper seeded, rough chop
  • 1 1/2 cups broccoli florets
  • 1 1/2 cups snow peas halved lengthwise
  • 1 1/2 cups button mushrooms halved
  • 1/4 cup green onions chopped
  • 3 tbsp lemon juice fresh squeezed, no sugar added or preservatives
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper fresh cracked


  • Mix together the zest and olive oil in a large saucepan then add in the water, parsley, bay leaves, and thyme; bring to a boil.
  • Stir in the carrots and cook for about 5 minutes then add in the bell peppers and cook another 5 minutes.
  • Continue to add in the broccoli, snow peas, button mushrooms and green onions; cook another 6 minutes.
  • Remove the bay leaves from the saucepan then sprinkle with lemon juice, salt and pepper to taste. Enjoy!

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Nutrition with Essential Amino Acids

Nutrition Facts
Braised Vegetables with Lemon
Amount Per Serving (1 Serving)
Calories 145.77 Calories from Fat 68
% Daily Value*
Fat 7.56g12%
Sodium 53.29mg2%
Potassium 685.19mg20%
Carbohydrates 17.32g6%
Fiber 6.07g25%
Sugar 8.83g10%
Protein 5.25g11%
Vitamin A 2552.67IU51%
Vitamin B1 0.22mg15%
Vitamin B2 0.19mg11%
Vitamin B3 2.61mg13%
Vitamin B5 1.42mg14%
Vitamin B6 0.27mg14%
Vitamin C 129.62mg157%
Vitamin D 0.05µg0%
Vitamin E 2.16mg14%
Vitamin K 160.21µg153%
Calcium 76.6mg8%
Copper 0.17mg9%
Folate 85.74µg21%
Iron 2.5mg14%
Manganese 0.32mg16%
Magnesium 41.78mg10%
Phosphorus 109.81mg11%
Selenium 25.45µg36%
Zinc 0.79mg5%
Ess-Methionine 33.88mg
Ess-Tryptophan 39.38mg
Ess-Threonine 199.66mg
Ess-Phenylalanine 142.91mg
Ess-Arginine 212.01mg
Ess-Lysine 249.23mg
Ess-Leucine 268.41mg
Ess-Isoleucine 185.97mg
Ess-Histidine 56.02mg
Ess-Valine 279.94mg
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Some amino acids levels are estimated, some product manufacturers do not supply amino acid values. The value source

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