Zucchini and Yellow Split Pea Sauté



Here’s a delicious recipe that’s easy and uses fresh seasonal vegetables.

Makes 4 servings
Cooking time: n/a



  • 1 Tbsp (15 mL) canola oil
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 2 medium zucchini, sliced
  • 1 cup (250 mL) dried yellow split peas, cooked according to package instructions
  • 2 medium tomatoes, sliced
  • 1 cup (250 mL0 reduced-fat cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 red onion, sliced in rings
  • Dash each of garlic powder, light soy sauce and pepper


  1. Heat canola oil in a large skillet over medium-low heat.
  2. Sauté green onions and zucchini slices until slightly tender, about 5 minutes. Add cooked yellow split peas. Stir gently.
  3. Layer tomato slices over top and sprinkle with 2/3 cup (150 mL) of the shredded cheese. Layer onion rings over mixture and add remaining cheese.
  4. Sprinkle garlic powder, soy sauce and pepper over top.
  5. Reduce heat to low, place lid on the pan and heat ingredients for about 5 minutes. Serve immediately.


Reference : Canadian Diabetes Association