Fast Summer Squash Saute Recipe
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Fast Summer Squash Saute Recipe

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“What a yummy and fast way to fix summer squash. You can also grill it.” Christie Wethington - Lexington, Kentucky
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 6 small yellow summer squash, cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 1 large sweet onion, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 59 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 4mg cholesterol, 161mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 2g fiber), 2g protein Diabetic Exchanges:1 vegetable, 1/2 fat


  1. In a large skillet, saute the squash, onion and garlic in oil and butter for 10-12 minutes or until tender. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Summer Squash Saute in Simple & Delicious March/April 2010, p66

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Reviewed Aug. 31, 2014

"I added onions to the squash and it was flavorful"

Reviewed Mar. 9, 2010

"This is really simple and the flavors come together nicely. I'd cut the salt and pepper in half, though, and go from there. I guess it depends on the size of the squash you're using but ours was a bit salty."

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