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Farmer's Market Squash Saute

 Farmer's Market Squash Saute
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
3 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.


  • 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


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