Farmer's Market Squash Saute Recipe
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Farmer's Market Squash Saute Recipe

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Marie Rizzio shows us how to enjoy seasonal flavors with her cheesy saute, an easy-to-prepare recipe that “makes use of fresh squash, grape tomatoes and flavorful basil.” —Marie Rizzio, Interlochen, Michigan
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:3 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 3 servings


  • 1 medium yellow summer squash, cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 1 medium zucchini, cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup grape tomatoes
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh basil or 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • Dash salt
  • 1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 76 calories, 5g fat (2g saturated fat), 7mg cholesterol, 127mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 5g protein Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat.


  1. In a large skillet, saute squash and zucchini in oil until crisp-tender. Add tomatoes and garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Remove from the heat. Stir in the mozzarella, basil and salt. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Yield: 3 servings.
Originally published as Farmer's Market Squash Saute in Simple & Delicious June/July 2011, p26

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bjsilve0 117549
Reviewed Mar. 22, 2012

"So easy and so delicious. I did leave out the tomatoes."

Judy1544 111680
Reviewed Jul. 8, 2011

"Excellent! Husband who doesn't particularly like basil even enjoyed this!"

Ab0628 195214
Reviewed Jun. 8, 2011

"Well, when my husband takes a second helping of vegetables, it must be a good recipe. I made this with Simply Seasoned chicken as suggested in Simple and Delicious and added mushrooms and onion. Very good and will definitely make again."

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