Bacon Squash Saute Recipe
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Bacon Squash Saute Recipe

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This delicious medley is my favorite way to serve zucchini and squash. The bacon and onion add just the right amount of flavor and crunch. —Jodi Grable, Springfield, Missouri
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 6 bacon strips, diced
  • 2 small zucchini, cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 2 small yellow summer squash, cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 1 medium onion, thinly sliced

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 232 calories, 20g fat (7g saturated fat), 23mg cholesterol, 253mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 3g fiber), 5g protein.


  1. In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp; remove to paper towels. Drain, reserving 2 tablespoons drippings.
  2. In the drippings, saute the zucchini, yellow squash and onion for 6-8 minutes or until crisp-tender. Sprinkle with bacon. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Bacon Squash Saute in Taste of Home December/January 2006, p35

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Armstras07 User ID: 8309866 249792
Reviewed Jun. 26, 2016

"Always love making squash this way."

katlaydee3 User ID: 3741999 56585
Reviewed Feb. 12, 2014

"Good side dish that I served with the Glazed Apricot Cornish Hens in the same issue. I strongly suggest making only what can be eaten at one time as the leftovers did not hold up well and became so mushy they were not edible."

jaknee User ID: 3212654 58310
Reviewed Jul. 26, 2011

"Wonderful recipe!!! I made it as a meal. The changes I made were I added a few baby bella mushrooms when I sauteed, served it over rice, and topped it with a few cut tomatoes, added a sprinkle of Mrs. Dash Origianl Blend, a small handfull of crumb feta cheese, and a few dashes of soy sauce. We started off this meal with the Summer Garden Salad found on this site."

grammadi323 User ID: 4618440 58308
Reviewed Aug. 15, 2010

"add fresh tomatoes...a few red pepper flakes and soy sauce and serve over rice as a main of our summer favorites!"

char04 User ID: 2958136 60336
Reviewed Aug. 4, 2010

"I loved this recipe. Very easy and quick to make. A great way to use summer produce up."

lurky27 User ID: 1251896 60335
Reviewed Jul. 6, 2010

"I used all yellow squash, just because that's what we had home. Regardless, a yummy side dish that's easy to make!

~ Theresa"

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