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Easy Grilled Squash Recipe

Easy Grilled Squash Recipe

This is one of my favorite ways to use butternut squash, which I love not just for its flavor but also because it's full of vitamin A. I usually make this when I am grilling steak or chicken. —Esther Horst, Monterey, Tennessee
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 small butternut squash, peeled and cut lengthwise into 1/2-inch slices

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the oil, garlic, salt and pepper. Brush over squash slices.
  • 2. Grill squash, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 4-5 minutes on each side or until tender. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

2 slices equals 178 calories, 10 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 156 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 7 g fiber, 2 g protein.